First Episode Psychosis Medical Workup: Evidence-Informed Recommendations and Introduction to a Clinically Guided Approach.

  title={First Episode Psychosis Medical Workup: Evidence-Informed Recommendations and Introduction to a Clinically Guided Approach.},
  author={Maja Skikic and J A Arriola},
  journal={Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={29 1},
  • Maja Skikic, J. Arriola
  • Published 1 January 2020
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America
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