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New Thinking On Delusions

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Traditionally, delusions have been considered a biological disorder caused by misfiring neurons. But new research is finding that outside influences also play a role. We’ll find out this hour about how the social world contributes to delusion with Dr. Joel Gold, clinical associate professor of psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. He writes about his findings in Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness (Free Press).

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