ISSPD: Past, Present, and Future.

  title={ISSPD: Past, Present, and Future.},
  author={Elsa F. Ronningstam and Erik Simonsen and Andrew M. Chanen and Sabine C. Herpertz and Steven K Huprich and Giles Newton-Howes and Alex Behn and Stephan Doering and Mary C. Zanarini and Carla Sharp and John . Oldham},
  journal={Journal of personality disorders},
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The epidemiology of personality disorders in the Sao Paulo Megacity general population
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Millon's Contributions to the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (ISSPD)
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