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Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005;62(12):1290. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.62.12.1290.
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Mission Statement: The Archives of General Psychiatry strives to publish original, state-of-the-art studies and commentaries of general interest to clinicians, scholars, and research scientists in psychiatry, mental health, behavioral science, and allied fields. The Archives seeks to inform and to educate its readers as well as to stimulate debate and further exploration into the nature, causes, treatment, and public health importance of mental illness.


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