Psychiatry, postmodernism and postnormal science.

@article{Laugharne2002PsychiatryPA,
  title={Psychiatry, postmodernism and postnormal science.},
  author={Richard Laugharne and Jonathan D. E. Laugharne},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={
          207-10
        }
}
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