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This position paper has been substantially revised by the Canadian Psychiatric Association's Professional Standards and Practice Committee and approved for republication by the CPA's Board of Directors on August 31, 2016. The original position paperwas developed by the Professional Standards and Practice Council and approved by the Board of Directors on April 9, 1994.
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Name: Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie
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