What’s Wrong With Using Steroids? Exploring Whether and Why People Oppose the Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs

@article{Landy2017WhatsWW,
  title={What’s Wrong With Using Steroids? Exploring Whether and Why People Oppose the Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs},
  author={J. Landy and Daniel K Walco and D. Bartels},
  journal={Journal of Personality and Social Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={113},
  pages={377–392}
}
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