Definition and description of schizophrenia in the DSM-5

  title={Definition and description of schizophrenia in the DSM-5},
  author={Rajiv Tandon and Wolfgang Gaebel and Deanna M. Barch and Juan R. Bustillo and Raquel E. Gur and Stephan Heckers and Dolores Malaspina and Michael J. Owen and Susan K. Schultz and Ming T. Tsuang and Jim van Os and William T. Carpenter},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},

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