Elisabeth Targ

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1961 – 2002

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Who was Elisabeth Targ?

Elisabeth Fischer Targ was an American psychiatrist specializing in psychic phenomena and the role of spirituality in health and healing. Targ produced a series of papers investigating the effects of prayer on AIDS patients, attempting to test the theory with a high degree of experimental rigor, with questionable results that eventually were not confirmed by a study published after her death. She died of a brain tumor on July 18, 2002.

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Born
Aug 4, 1961
Also known as
  • Elisabeth Fischer Targ
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  • United States of America
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Education
  • Stanford University
Died
Jul 18, 2002
Portola Valley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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