Opipramol for the treatment of somatoform disorders results from a placebo-controlled trial

@article{Volz2000OpipramolFT,
  title={Opipramol for the treatment of somatoform disorders results from a placebo-controlled trial},
  author={Hans Peter Volz and Hans-J{\"u}rgen M{\"o}ller and Ingrid W. Reimann and K. D. Stoll},
  journal={European Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={10},
  pages={211-217}
}
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