Obsessive–compulsive disorder symptom dimensions show specific relationships to psychiatric comorbidity

@article{Hasler2005ObsessivecompulsiveDS,
  title={Obsessive–compulsive disorder symptom dimensions show specific relationships to psychiatric comorbidity},
  author={Gregor Hasler and Veronica Holland Lasalle-Ricci and J. Garcia Ronquillo and Sarah A. Crawley and Lauren W. Cochran and Diane Kazuba and Benjamin D. Greenberg and Dennis L. Murphy},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={135},
  pages={121-132}
}
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