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Short-term treatment of the African psychotic.

Cyril G. F. Smartt

Short-term treatment of the African psychotic.

by Cyril G. F. Smartt

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Published in (Salisbury) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychotic Disorders -- therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCentral African journal of medicine -- v. 10, no. 9, Suppl
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20313314M

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Recommended Modalities • Figure 1 describes recommended modalities according to the patient’s severity of illness. Kennard B, Silva S, Vitiello B, et al. Remission and residual symptoms after short-term treatment in the Treatment of Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS). J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry.

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