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Postcode prescribing for schizophrenia

  • Karen P. Hayhurst (a1), Petra Brown (a2) and Shôn W. Lewis (a3)
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Karen Hayhurst, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Manchester University, Education & Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 9LT, UK. E-mail: khayhurst@fsl.with.man.ac.uk
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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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  • EISSN: 1472-1465
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Postcode prescribing for schizophrenia

  • Karen P. Hayhurst (a1), Petra Brown (a2) and Shôn W. Lewis (a3)
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