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Researcher Profile - Tanya Luhrmann

RESEARCHER INFORMATION
First Name:Tanya
Last Name:Luhrmann
Title:Professor
Advanced Degrees:Ph.D.
Affiliation:Stanford University
Department:Anthropology
Street Address 1:Bldg 50
Street Address 2:Stanford University
City:Stanford
State/Province:CA
Zip/Postal Code:94305
Country/Territory:U.S.A.
Email Address: luhrmann@stanford.edu
Disclosure:
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Member reports no financial or other potential conflicts of interest. [Last Modified: 5 November 2010]
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Clinical Interests:
Psychology, Schizophrenia
Research Focus:
Epidemiology
Work Sector(s):
University
Reasearcher Bio
Work on the way non-psychotic people learn to experience God and sometimes have sensory experiences, and the way that culture shapes the experience of schizophrenia
Top Papers
The Absorption Hypothesis, American Anthropologist
Social Defeat, Culture medicine and psychiatry
The street will drive you cray, American Journal of Psychiatry
What are the top three papers (not yours) you have read recently?
McGrath et al's work on the psychotic continuum
If resources were not limited, what research projects would you pursue?
How local theories of mind affect hallucination-like experience, and the relationship between psychosis/absorption/trauma and spirituality
What is your leading hypothesis?
That culture shapes the experience of schizophrenia
What piece of missing evidence would help prove it?
more sharp ethnography



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