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Why do we need a social psychiatry? / Ventriglio, Antonio; Gupta, Susham; Bhugra, Dinesh.

In: British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 209, No. 1, 01.07.2016, p. 1-2.

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Ventriglio, A, Gupta, S & Bhugra, D 2016, 'Why do we need a social psychiatry?', British Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 209, no. 1, pp. 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.115.175349

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Ventriglio, A., Gupta, S., & Bhugra, D. (2016). Why do we need a social psychiatry? British Journal of Psychiatry, 209(1), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.115.175349

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Ventriglio A, Gupta S, Bhugra D. Why do we need a social psychiatry? British Journal of Psychiatry. 2016 Jul 1;209(1):1-2. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.115.175349

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Ventriglio, Antonio ; Gupta, Susham ; Bhugra, Dinesh. / Why do we need a social psychiatry?. In: British Journal of Psychiatry. 2016 ; Vol. 209, No. 1. pp. 1-2.

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