Kinematic analysis of handwriting movements in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder

Mavrogiorgou, P.; Mergl, R.; Tigges, P.; Husseini, J. El; Schröter, A.; Juckel, G.; Zaudig, M.; Hegerl, U.
May 2001
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May2001, p605
Academic Journal
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