The impact of stress and temperament on medical utilization by school-age children.

  title={The impact of stress and temperament on medical utilization by school-age children.},
  author={D. Wertlieb and C. Weigel and M. Feldstein},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  volume={13 3},
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  • W. B. Carey
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric clinics of North America
  • 1992
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