Symptoms of epilepsy and organic brain dysfunctions in patients with acute, brief depression combined with other fluctuating psychiatric symptoms: a controlled study from an acute psychiatric department

January 2009
BMC Psychiatry;2009, Vol. 9, p63
Academic Journal
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