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Spouse with schizophrenia and risk of dementia

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Spouse with schizophrenia and risk of dementia. / Rohde, Christopher; Agerbo, Esben; Nielsen, Philip Rising.

In: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Vol. 51, No. 12, 2016, p. 1655-1658.

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Rohde, C, Agerbo, E & Nielsen, PR 2016, 'Spouse with schizophrenia and risk of dementia', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, vol. 51, no. 12, pp. 1655-1658. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-016-1289-1

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Rohde, Christopher ; Agerbo, Esben ; Nielsen, Philip Rising. / Spouse with schizophrenia and risk of dementia. In: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2016 ; Vol. 51, No. 12. pp. 1655-1658.

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