Hormonal contributions to sexually dimorphic behavioral development in humans

@article{Reinisch1991HormonalCT,
  title={Hormonal contributions to sexually dimorphic behavioral development in humans},
  author={June Machover Reinisch and Mary Ziemba-Davis and Stephanie A. Sanders},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={1991},
  volume={16},
  pages={213-278}
}

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