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hearing voices that wake me up out of sleep
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An_190478 posted:
will be sleeping and then i hear "hey" "hey" real soft got up noone in my house is awake then i will be laying there and i will hear the soft words "hey " and still noone there i'm afraid to fall back asleep and the other morning i actually had a soft voice call me by name again noone was up in my house i have been struggleing with bad depression and anxiouty but the voice are happening more often am i losing my mind my mother suffered from sucical tendency am that were i am heading
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Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
This certainly would be upsetting for anyone and I can understand that, based on your family history, this would be especially upsetting.

I think the first thing that you need to do is to have an evaluation by your PCP and then decide what the next step needs to be in terms of your depression and anxiety. It may be something that requires medication of some sort and some cognitive therapy.

I hope this problem does get resolved quickly for you.
 
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sleeplessJ responded:
I've had it happen also. For me its womans voice. It almost sounds familiar in a way. It feels as though the voice is right over my ear and says my name. I then wake up. I Dont like it at all. I also wake up many times a night in the AM. It always feels as if im more open to hearing and seeing things when im at the point of being asleep yet sort of awake as well.


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