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Hallucinations Beyond Voices: A Conceptual Review of the Phenomenology of Altered Perception in Psychosis

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Hallucinations Beyond Voices : A Conceptual Review of the Phenomenology of Altered Perception in Psychosis. / Pienkos, Elizabeth; Giersch, Anne; Hansen, Marie et al.

In: Schizophrenia Bulletin, Vol. 45, No. 1, 01.02.2019, p. S67-S77.

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Pienkos, E, Giersch, A, Hansen, M, McCarthy-Jones, S, Humpston, C, Mishara, AL, Nelson, B, Park, S, Raballo, A, Sharma, R, Thomas, N & Rosen, C 2019, 'Hallucinations Beyond Voices: A Conceptual Review of the Phenomenology of Altered Perception in Psychosis', Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. S67-S77. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby057

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Pienkos, E., Giersch, A., Hansen, M., McCarthy-Jones, S., Humpston, C., Mishara, A. L., Nelson, B., Park, S., Raballo, A., Sharma, R., Thomas, N., & Rosen, C. (2019). Hallucinations Beyond Voices: A Conceptual Review of the Phenomenology of Altered Perception in Psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 45(1), S67-S77. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby057

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Pienkos E, Giersch A, Hansen M, McCarthy-Jones S, Humpston C, Mishara AL et al. Hallucinations Beyond Voices: A Conceptual Review of the Phenomenology of Altered Perception in Psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2019 Feb 1;45(1):S67-S77. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby057

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Pienkos, Elizabeth ; Giersch, Anne ; Hansen, Marie et al. / Hallucinations Beyond Voices : A Conceptual Review of the Phenomenology of Altered Perception in Psychosis. In: Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2019 ; Vol. 45, No. 1. pp. S67-S77.

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