A Response to a Nonresponse to Criticisms of a Nonstudy: One Humorous and One Serious Rejoinder to Slater

@article{Lilienfeld2005ART,
  title={A Response to a Nonresponse to Criticisms of a Nonstudy: One Humorous and One Serious Rejoinder to Slater},
  author={Scott O. Lilienfeld and Robert L. Spitzer and Michael Barry Miller},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={193},
  pages={745-746}
}
A TERRIBLE MISUNDERSTANDING It appears that there has been a terrible misunderstanding! Now that Dr. Slater has provided a full explanation of why she did not respond to our requests for documentation of her nonstudy (although her attorney was kind enough to respond to these requests by warning us promptly of potential legal action), we now feel obliged to apologize publicly to her. She seems to be correct after all: there was no study and, therefore, no evidence to document one. What led us… 
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