Religious experiences and epilepsy

@article{Devinsky2003ReligiousEA,
  title={Religious experiences and epilepsy},
  author={Orrin Devinsky},
  journal={Epilepsy \& Behavior},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={76-77}
}
  • O. Devinsky
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Epilepsy & Behavior

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