From Alice Cooper to Marilyn Manson

  title={From Alice Cooper to Marilyn Manson},
  author={Jeff Q. Bostic and Steven C Schlozman and Caroly S. Pataki and Carel S Ristuccia and Eugene V. Beresin and Andr{\'e}s Martin},
  journal={Academic Psychiatry},
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