Lawrence Blum

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine. Associated Faculty, Anthropology
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Bio

Dr. Blum is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in privatepractice in Center City, Philadelphia. For some years he has co-taught Anthro 309/519, Anthropology andPsychoanalysis with Professor Urban.  Hisinterests include psychoanalytic, psychological, and psychiatric anthropology;the relation of psychoanalysis and culture; cross-cultural understanding ofchild development; and the place of psychoanalysis in the academy.  His scholarly publications include “ThePsychodynamics of Postpartum Depression,” “Music, Memory, and Relatedness,” and "The ABD Student and the Psychology of theDoctoral Dissertation."

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www.lawrenceblum.com

 

Courses Taught:

ANTH329/529 Psychoanalytic and Anthropological Perspectives on Childhood

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