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The experience of talking about hearing voices with family, friends, and others (2019)
Journal Article
Watkins, S., Gupta, A., & Sanderson, C. (in press). The experience of talking about hearing voices with family, friends, and others. Psychosis, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1080/17522439.2019.1690561

Objective: There is evidence to suggest that close social networks and wider social influences have a significant impact on people who hear voices. The aim of this research was to explore people’s experiences of talking about voice hearing with famil... Read More about The experience of talking about hearing voices with family, friends, and others.

“Maybe it’s kind of normal to hear voices”: The role of spirituality in making sense of voice hearing (2018)
Journal Article
Lewis, S. H., Sanderson, C., Gupta, A., & Klein, C. (in press). “Maybe it’s kind of normal to hear voices”: The role of spirituality in making sense of voice hearing. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, 1-16. doi:10.1080/19349637.2018.1520183

First-person accounts of voice hearing are scarce. This research aims to explore the role of spirituality in the sense-making process of hearing voices. Five semistructured interviews explored experiences of spirituality and hearing voices. Qualitati... Read More about “Maybe it’s kind of normal to hear voices”: The role of spirituality in making sense of voice hearing.

Service user perspectives of an early intervention in psychosis service: a service evaluation (2018)
Journal Article
Watkins, S., Sanderson, C., & Richards, V. (2018). Service user perspectives of an early intervention in psychosis service: a service evaluation. Mental Health Review Journal, 23(3), 156-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/MHRJ-09-2017-0037

This evaluation aimed to gather the perspectives of individuals accessing an early intervention in psychosis service (EIPS), in order to inform service development. Individual interviews (n=9) and one focus group (n=7) were conducted. Discussions fo... Read More about Service user perspectives of an early intervention in psychosis service: a service evaluation.

A weird but interesting journey: Personal traumatic growth for individuals with hallucinations (2018)
Journal Article
Dixon, L., Sanderson, C., Alexander, T., & Holt, L. (2018). A weird but interesting journey: Personal traumatic growth for individuals with hallucinations. Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy, 08(03), doi:10.4172/2161-0487.1000343

Objectives: Hallucinations can be traumatic. However, research into 'post-traumatic growth' in relation to hallucinations is scarce. This study aims to further our understanding of personal growth in the context of hallucinations. Design: A phenomeno... Read More about A weird but interesting journey: Personal traumatic growth for individuals with hallucinations.


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