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Wishful thinking: antidepressant drugs in childhood depression

  • Anne Tonkin (a1) and Jon Jureidini (a2)
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Dr Anne Tonkin, Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia. E-mail: anne.tonkin@adelaide.edu.au
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Wishful thinking: antidepressant drugs in childhood depression

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