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Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2004;61(9):858. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.61.9.858.
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The Archives of General Psychiatry strivesto publish original, state-of-the-art studies and commentaries of generalinterest to clinicians, scholars, and research scientists in psychiatry, mentalhealth, behavioral science, and allied fields. The Archives seeks to inform and to educate its readers as well as to stimulatedebate and further exploration into the nature, causes, treatment, and publichealth importance of mental illness.


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James C. Harris, MD, Baltimore, Md

Fritz A. Henn, PhD, MD, Mannheim, Germany

Kenneth S. Kendler, MD, Richmond, Va

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Michael J. Owen, PhD, FRCPsych,FMed Sci, Cardiff, Wales

Judith L. Rapoport,MD, Bethesda, Md

Alan F. Schatzberg, MD,Stanford, Calif

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Ming T. Tsuang, MD, PhD, Boston, Mass

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