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Hearing voices can impact (both positively and negatively) on an individual’s ability to meet the demands of a job or to study at school or University. Working or studying can also influence the frequency with which voices occur and the content of what they say. In these pages, we explore different personal accounts of what it’s like to hear voices while working or studying, some strategies and techniques that people use to help them cope, and the rights and reasonable adjustments that voice-hearers may be entitled to from their employer or education provider.

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Lisa Craig, Josh Cameron and Eleanor Longden (2017). Work-related experiences of people who hear voices: An occupational perspective. British Journal of Occupational Therapy Vol. 80(12) pp. 707-716.

Vicky Nithsdale, Jason Davies and Paul Croucher (2008). Psychosis and the Experience of Employment. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation Vol. 18 pp. 175-182.

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