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Invited commentary on … Patient information on schizophrenia on the internet

  • David Shiers (a1) and Paul French (a2)
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‘An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.’

William Shakespeare, King Richard III

William Shakespeare and a few well chosen words … 400 years on, the vellum may have been replaced by a computer screen but Kalk & Pothier remind us that simple messages plainly told still work best.

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BJPsych Bulletin
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Invited commentary on … Patient information on schizophrenia on the internet

  • David Shiers (a1) and Paul French (a2)
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