How Culture Influences Voice Hearing: An Interview with Stanford Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann By Ayurdhi Dhar, PhD
Tanya Luhrmann is a Watkins University Professor in the Anthropology Department at Stanford. Her work explores how cultural contexts shape the experience of mental distress, particularly voice-hearing and the symptoms associated with psychosis. She also turns the lens on the practice of Western psychiatry itself, investigating how the field represents the mind and how these representations influence our collective understanding of reality.
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