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Screams in my head


Presley Jones

New member
Mar 27, 2019
So I’ve found myself oftenly doing nothing important (kind of staring off in to space or just not really focusing on anything particular) and I have this feeling that there are screams encircling my head. It’s hard to explain. It’s not necessarily like there are really loud screams going on in my head as if I’m thinking of the sound of screaming, but it’s like déjà vu. More specifically, the weird delusional feeling when you encounter déjà vu. To clarify, I will realize that inside my thoughts/ head I get this odd memory like feeling (like the déjà vu feeling) of just screams. And maybe it’s not actually screaming. It’s difficult to focus on. I think it’s just my head getting stressed and overrun with pointless ideas or school subjects with anxiety in which my head then seems to breakdown, thus bringing on the “screaming”. Every time I try to look this up all I find is schizophrenia articles, however that’s not what this is. I hope no one gets this mixed up with voices in your head because I know that what I have typed is kinda confusing but there’s really no easier way to explain it or understand it unless you think you experience the same things.


Well-known member
Aug 17, 2012
The West Country
Have you ever been in a situation where you've screamed or heard other screaming?
You might not have, I was just wondering if there may be something triggering a real memory but you're only getting a part of that memory (the sound) rather than the full picture.

It's so difficult to find words for an experience that can't be described, so I admire you for trying and reaching out.
There's so much I experience that I can't describe to others. It can feel a bit isolating at times!

I think you might be right in that there's almost too much going on in your mind and you're stressed, which is why this is being brought on.
There's so much of the brain that isn't yet understood, so while there isn't a particular word for it, it's not necessarily 'wrong' in any way.