Chronic smoking and cognition in patients with schizophrenia: A meta-analysis

  title={Chronic smoking and cognition in patients with schizophrenia: A meta-analysis},
  author={Nicolas Coustals and Catherine Martelli and Marine Brunet-Lecomte and Am{\'e}lie P{\'e}tillion and Bruno Romeo and Amine Benyamina},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
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