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Inpatient Violence and Aggression: A Literature Review

@inproceedings{Bowers2011InpatientVA,
  title={Inpatient Violence and Aggression: A Literature Review},
  author={Len Bowers and Duncan Stewart and Chris Papadopoulos and Charlotte Dack and Jamie Ross and Husnara Khanom},
  year={2011}
}
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