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Inner speech and clarity of self-concept in thought disorder and auditory-verbal hallucinations

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Inner speech and clarity of self-concept in thought disorder and auditory-verbal hallucinations. / de Sousa, Paulo; Sellwood, William; Spray, Amy; Fernyhough, Charles; Bentall, Richard P.

In: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Vol. 204, No. 12, 12.2016, p. 885-893.

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de Sousa, P, Sellwood, W, Spray, A, Fernyhough, C & Bentall, RP 2016, 'Inner speech and clarity of self-concept in thought disorder and auditory-verbal hallucinations', Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, vol. 204, no. 12, pp. 885-893. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000584

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de Sousa, P., Sellwood, W., Spray, A., Fernyhough, C., & Bentall, R. P. (2016). Inner speech and clarity of self-concept in thought disorder and auditory-verbal hallucinations. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(12), 885-893. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000584

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de Sousa P, Sellwood W, Spray A, Fernyhough C, Bentall RP. Inner speech and clarity of self-concept in thought disorder and auditory-verbal hallucinations. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2016 Dec;204(12):885-893. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000584

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de Sousa, Paulo ; Sellwood, William ; Spray, Amy ; Fernyhough, Charles ; Bentall, Richard P. / Inner speech and clarity of self-concept in thought disorder and auditory-verbal hallucinations. In: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2016 ; Vol. 204, No. 12. pp. 885-893.

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