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Vol. 82, No. 3, 2013
Issue release date: April 2013
Section title: Letter to the Editor
Psychother Psychosom 2013;82:195-196
(DOI:10.1159/000345170)

The Use of the Diagnostic Criteria for Psychosomatic Research in Substance Use Disorder Patients

Tossani E. · Ricci Garotti M.G. · Cosci F.
aLaboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, and bDepartment of Psychology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

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Article / Publication Details

Received: 9/3/2012
Accepted: 9/28/2012
Published online: 3/28/2013

Number of Print Pages: 2
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0033-3190 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0348 (Online)

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Article / Publication Details

Received: 9/3/2012
Accepted: 9/28/2012
Published online: 3/28/2013

Number of Print Pages: 2
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0033-3190 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0348 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/PPS


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