Differences in voice-hearing experiences of people with psychosis in the U.S.A., India and Ghana: interview-based study.

  title={Differences in voice-hearing experiences of people with psychosis in the U.S.A., India and Ghana: interview-based study.},
  author={Tanya Marie Luhrmann and Ramachandran Padmavati and Hema Tharoor and Akwasi Osei},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={206 1},
BACKGROUND We still know little about whether and how the auditory hallucinations associated with serious psychotic disorder shift across cultural boundaries. AIMS To compare auditory hallucinations across three different cultures, by means of an interview-based study. METHOD An anthropologist and several psychiatrists interviewed participants from the USA, India and Ghana, each sample comprising 20 persons who heard voices and met the inclusion criteria of schizophrenia, about their… 
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