Question about DepressionDuring depression and experiencing auditory hallucinations, can command hallucinations cause the sufferer to lose self control and do things totally out of character ; even immoral or illegal things?
Command hallucinations can result in the sufferer doing dangerous things - in depression we would be particularly concerned that the commands might include harming themselves.
I would recommend urgent treatment.
Sometimes people find command hallucinations too distressing to ignore or distract themselves from. Psychological help and/ or medication can help.
Mental Health Specialist, Psychotherapist
See all 5 questions about Depression
Other questions answered by Doctoralia's experts:
- Can a person with a greater tendency to depression have a stable relationship with a partner?
- How does depression start?
- Does depression necessarily need to be treated with antidepressants?
- How should one deal with depressed people?
- What are the characteristics of anxiety disorder?
- What alternative therapies can help to improve Anxiety Disorder?
- I had a high stress experience about 7 months ago and have not felt the same since with daily head tension and neck ache and I'm not sure if I have PTSD or what or how to recover from it. what should i do?
- Is it true that smoking prevents Alzheimer's?
- What is the treatment for ptsd?
- I have been taking 150mg of Lyrica (pregabalin) as treatment for a cervical hernia. I have gained weight and my anxiety has increased. is this because of the medication?
Do you have a question about Depression?
Our experts have answered 5 questions about Depression.
Ask thousands of Doctoralia experts anonymously and for free
- Your question will be published anonymously
- Make it one, clear, medical question
- Be brief
- This service doesn´t replace a consultation with a medical professional. If you have a problem or emergency, go to a doctor or an emergency room.
- Questions about a specific case or second opinion requests will not be allowed.
Legal Notice - doctoralia.co.uk - All contents published on Doctoralia are informative, and should never be considered a substitute for medical advice.