Excoriation Disorder

Laura Goldstein, Psy.D., Carisa Perry-Parrish, Ph.D.
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Last updated: September 3, 2017

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TY - ELEC T1 - Excoriation Disorder ID - 787063 A1 - Goldstein,Laura,Psy.D. AU - Perry-Parrish,Carisa,Ph.D. Y1 - 2017/09/03/ PB - Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787063/all/Excoriation_Disorder ER -