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Mind reading

Funnyday

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When I first had Schizophrenia. I could hear from my voices what my Doctor was going to say to me before he spoke. Anyone else experience this?
 
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Part of the delusional experience, it is described by a lot of people during psychotic episodes
 
fazza

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Yes. I completely agree. This happens to me when not medicated.
 
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My voice made me seem like a mind reader by telling me what a family member was thinking, I asked her to think of a shape and my voice told me what she was thinking four times in a row so it was verified.

Medication stops this from happening, my voice is extremely ticked off by this. My best guess is without sufficient Dopamine their electrical signals don't reach the part of the brain that allows them to do it.

My voice can also process sound faster than me when off meds, he was saying what the TV was saying as the TV was saying it in perfect sync.
 
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@NWiddi there is a bit of truth in what you say because these type of raw information get processed faster by avoiding the frontal cortex where you could have better insight and then you misinterpret them as other beings or silly things (yes, for us the “sane” people this sounds very silly, I am not trying to upset you with this)
Also having an anecdotic story as scientific proof of what you claim as mind reading is also laughable. I am not laughing, but I remember how I would react to these until such tough MH problems have started with my son.
Especially when you have high anxiety (panic like) there is a lot of adrenaline pumped and the brain-amygdalia pretty much takes over and this is scary by itself, because we were supposed to have these reactions only to real physical threats, but now we get them even when just imagining.
 
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My voice can also process sound faster than me when off meds, he was saying what the TV was saying as the TV was saying it in perfect sync.
That's pretty obvious and very common seeing as the meds we take generally slow the functions down.

Also. How many shapes did you have to choose. These types of experiments are usually very flawed as asking a friend to think of a shape will result in this person thinking of the most common shape. This in turn when you think of the answer you also state the most thought of shape too.

Not scientific at all.
 
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