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Paul S Appelbaum
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Psychiatry
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Donna A. Wirshing
West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center
11301 Wilshire Boulevard
Building 210, Room 15
Los Angeles, CA 90073
From Science News, Vol. 154, No. 23, December 5, 1998, p. 367. Copyright Ó 1998 by Science Service.
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