Insomnia and psychotropic drug consumption

@article{Ohayon1995InsomniaAP,
  title={Insomnia and psychotropic drug consumption},
  author={Maurice M. Ohayon and Malija{\"i} Caulet},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={1995},
  volume={19},
  pages={421-431}
}
  • M. OhayonM. Caulet
  • Published 1 May 1995
  • Psychology, Medicine
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