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Pedophilia and DSM-5: the importance of clearly defining the nature of a Pedophilic Disorder.

@article{Berlin2014PedophiliaAD,
  title={Pedophilia and DSM-5: the importance of clearly defining the nature of a Pedophilic Disorder.},
  author={Fred S. Berlin},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={
          404-7
        }
}
  • F. Berlin
  • Published 1 December 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
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