“Well, I thought I, they had given me some medicine, and I lay down for a nap, and I was kind of in between staying asleep and awake, and I thought I heard some voices come from the wall, and uh, I thought the voices said in a growl, in a gravelly voice, I thought he said, ‘Andrea, come here,’ and I got up out of bed, and I turned to the wall, and I said, ‘What do you want?’ and that’s all of that exchange. The voice went away. And I believe it was Satan calling me.”


Yates experiences her hallucinations of Satan during her second psychiatric hospitalization. INTERVIEW OF ANDREA YATES (AY) BY PARK DIETZ, M.D., M.P.H., PH.D. (PD) NOVEMBER 6-7, 2001

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