Hearing Voices In Act Two By Dr. Patricia Deegen

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In Act Two, Dr. Patricia Deegan described her experience with hearing voices as a profoundly auditory experience. As a child, she normalized the experience believing everyone else heard voices as well. I found this perspective to be reasonable because it is common for individuals to compare their experiences to those around themselves. For example, in our mood disorder lecture we talked about how those diagnosed with major depressive disorder have thoughts similar to “Everyone around me seems to have it together, and I still have no idea what is going on." Overall, the podcast influenced me to reflect on how I interpret my own thoughts and emotions. I was intrigued by the idea of creating a tape for mental health workers to truly understand

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