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Urbanization and Emerging Mental Health Issues. / Ventriglio, Antonio; Torales, Julio; Castaldelli-Maia, João Mauricio; De Berardis, Domenico; Bhugra, Dinesh.

In: CNS SPECTRUMS, 01.01.2020.

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Ventriglio, A, Torales, J, Castaldelli-Maia, JM, De Berardis, D & Bhugra, D 2020, 'Urbanization and Emerging Mental Health Issues', CNS SPECTRUMS. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1092852920001236

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Ventriglio, A., Torales, J., Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., De Berardis, D., & Bhugra, D. (Accepted/In press). Urbanization and Emerging Mental Health Issues. CNS SPECTRUMS. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1092852920001236

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Ventriglio A, Torales J, Castaldelli-Maia JM, De Berardis D, Bhugra D. Urbanization and Emerging Mental Health Issues. CNS SPECTRUMS. 2020 Jan 1. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1092852920001236

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Ventriglio, Antonio ; Torales, Julio ; Castaldelli-Maia, João Mauricio ; De Berardis, Domenico ; Bhugra, Dinesh. / Urbanization and Emerging Mental Health Issues. In: CNS SPECTRUMS. 2020.

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