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What's wrong with ‘mental’ disorders?: A commentary on ‘What is a mental/psychiatric disorder? From DSM-IV to DSM-V’ by Stein et al. (2010)

  • M. Broome (a1) (a2) and L. Bortolotti (a3)
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*Address for correspondence: Dr M. Broome, Room B-156, Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK. (Email:
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