Anomalous self-experience in depersonalization and schizophrenia: A comparative investigation

@article{Sass2013AnomalousSI,
  title={Anomalous self-experience in depersonalization and schizophrenia: A comparative investigation},
  author={Louis Sass and Elizabeth Pienkos and Barnaby Nelson and Nick Medford},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={430-441}
}

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