Cotard's 'On hypochondriacal delusions in a severe form of anxious melancholia'

@article{Berros1999CotardsH,
  title={Cotard's 'On hypochondriacal delusions in a severe form of anxious melancholia'},
  author={Germ{\'a}n E. Berr{\'i}os and Rogelio Luque},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={10},
  pages={269 - 274}
}
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