Relationship between insight and theory of mind in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis

@article{Bora2017RelationshipBI,
  title={Relationship between insight and theory of mind in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis},
  author={Emre Bora},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={190},
  pages={11-17}
}
  • E. Bora
  • Published 14 March 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Schizophrenia Research
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