Alina Coman

Postdoctoral Fellow - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Phone +47 22850668
Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Social and ethical implications of psychiatric (neuro)treatment and research
  • Cultural aspects of mental health

Courses taught

  • Ethics in psychiatry (Medical faculty, sept. 2017)


  • BA in culture, communication, psychology, UiO
  • MA in societal and cultural psychology, UiO
  • Ph.D. Social and ethical dimensions of neurotechnologies. Anorexia Nervosa as a case study, UiO

Positions held

  • PhD researcher, 2010-2014, OUS, Ullevål, Regional unit for eating disorders
  • Research assistant, 2008-2010, OUS, Ullevål, Regional unit for eating disorders


  • Coman, Alina (2014). Emerging Technologies in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Ethics: Sufferers' Accounts of Treatment Strategies and Authenticity. Health Care Analysis.  ISSN 1065-3058. . doi: 10.1007/s10728-014-0286-3
  • Coman, Alina; Skårderud, Finn; Reas, Deborah & Hofmann, Bjørn (2014). The ethics of neuromodulation for anorexia nervosa: a focus on rTMS. Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 2050-2974.  2:10 . doi: 10.1186/2050-2974-2-10 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Coman, Alina; Skårderud, Finn & Hofmann, Bjørn (2013). A Disorder of a Vulnerable Self: Anorexia Nervosa Patients’ Understanding of Disorder and Self in the Context of fMRI Brain Scanning. Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry : an International Journal of Critical Inquiry.  ISSN 1559-4343.  15(2), s 120- 134 . doi: 10.1891/1559-4343.15.2.120 Show summary
  • Coman, Alina & Singh, Ilina (2011). Neurobiological models: implications for patients and families, In Bryan Lask & Ian Frampton (ed.),  Eating disorders and the brain.  John Wiley & Sons.  ISBN 9780470670033.  9.  s 180 - 190

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