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Towards a genuinely medical model for psychiatric nosology

Randolph M Nesse* and Dan J Stein

  • * Corresponding author: Randolph M Nesse

  • † Equal contributors

BMC Medicine 2012, 10:5  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-5

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