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Auditory Hallucinations During Trauma

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Just wanting to know if it’s common to experience an episode lasting around a minute (once) of auditory hallucinations during long term trauma and then never experience it again? (From Australia)

Auditory Hallucinations During Trauma

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It depends on the trauma and circumstances, but it is not unheard of. There are a number of other factors that could be involved that there isn’t enough information to give a more detailed answer.

Wishing you patience and peace,
Dr. Dan
Proof Positive Blog @ PsychCentral

Auditory Hallucinations During Trauma

Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP

Dan Tomasulo Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP teaches Positive Psychology in the graduate program of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College and works with Martin Seligman, the Father of Positive Psychology in the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the New York Certification in Positive Psychology for the Open Center in New York City and on faculty at New Jersey City University. Sharecare has honored him as one of the top 10 online influencers on the topic of depression. For more information go to: He also writes for Psych Central's Ask the Therapist column and the Proof Positive blog.

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Tomasulo, D. (2018). Auditory Hallucinations During Trauma. Psych Central. Retrieved on April 23, 2019, from
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