Evaluation and management of children with acute mental health or behavioral problems. Part II: Recognition of clinically challenging mental health related conditions presenting with medical or uncertain symptoms

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  • Pediatrics  Journal
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    Author List

  • Chun TH; Mace SE; Katz ER; Shook JE; Callahan JM; Conners GP; Conway EE; Dudley NC; Gross TK; Lane NE
  • Volume

  • 138
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  • 3