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THE ABUSE OF PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS: A RELATIONSHIP WITH BORDERLINE PERSONALITY?

Randy A. Sansone, MD, Charlene Lam, BS, Michael W. Wiederman, PhD

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5055/jom.2010.0104

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