Chlorpromazine: unlocking psychosis

  title={Chlorpromazine: unlocking psychosis},
  author={Trevor H. Turner},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  pages={s7 - s7}
  • T. Turner
  • Published 4 January 2007
  • Psychology
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
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