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Chapter 16 - Legal Medicine Considerations Related to Nonepileptic Seizures

from Section 2 - Nonepileptic Seizures: Culture, Cognition, and Personality Clusters

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 May 2018

W. Curt LaFrance, Jr
Affiliation:
Brown Medical School, Providence
Steven C. Schachter
Affiliation:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
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