2013 Durham

2nd Bi-annual Meeting

The 2013 Bi-annual meeting of the ICHR took place in Durham, UK on the 12th-13th September.

It was a packed program (ICHR 2013 Program) attended by a wide range of people (ICHR 2013 Delegates).

Durham ICHR 2013

The conference included a range of ICHR working groups presenting their work, with lively and productive debate about the issues they raised.  The reports of the working groups were published in a special supplement of Schizophrenia Bulletin, as detailed below, and can be read for free:

Charles Fernyhough and Flavie Waters: Special Supplement Introduction: Hallucinations

Richard Bentall: The Search for Elusive Structure: A Promiscuous Realist Case for Researching Specific Psychotic Experiences Such as Hallucinations

Neil Thomas et al: Psychological Therapies for Auditory Hallucinations (Voices): Current Status and Key Directions for Future Research

Frank Larøi and colleagues: Culture and Hallucinations: Overview and Future Directions

Renaud Jardri and colleagues: From Phenomenology to Neurophysiological Understanding of Hallucinations in Children and Adolescent

Flavie Waters and colleagues: Visual Hallucinations in the Psychosis Spectrum and Comparative Information From Neurodegenerative Disorders and Eye Disease

Angela Woods and colleagues: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Phenomenology of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations

Louise Johns and colleagues: Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in Persons With and Without a Need for Care

Todd Woodward and colleagues: Symptom Dimensions of the Psychotic Symptom Rating Scales in Psychosis: A Multisite Study.

Simon McCarthy-Jones and colleagues: Better Than Mermaids and Stray Dogs? Subtyping Auditory Verbal Hallucinations and Its Implications for Research and Practice.

Dirk Corstens and colleagues: Emerging Perspectives From the Hearing Voices Movement: Implications for Research and Practice.

Judith Ford and colleagues: Studying Hallucinations Within the NIMH RDoC Framework

Dominic ffytche and Cynthia Wible. From Tones in Tinnitus to Sensed Social Interaction in Schizophrenia: How Understanding Cortical Organization Can Inform the Study of Hallucinations and Psychosis

The ICHR thanks Charles Fernyhough and all of the Hearing the Voice team for hosting the event, as well as the Wellcome Trust for their generous support.

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