A comparative evaluation of three self-rating scales for acute mania

@article{Altman2001ACE,
  title={A comparative evaluation of three self-rating scales for acute mania},
  author={Edward G. Altman and Donald Hedeker and James L. Peterson and John M. Davis},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={50},
  pages={468-471}
}
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