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Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2004;61(12):1184. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.61.12.1184.
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Mission Statement: The Archives of GeneralPsychiatry strives to publish original, state-of-the-art studies andcommentaries of general interest to clinicians, scholars, and research scientistsin psychiatry, mental health, 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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