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Retraction Note: Sacred psychiatry in ancient Greece

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The original article was published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2014 13:11

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Retraction

This article [1] has been retracted by the authors due to overlap in text with a number of publications, most notably those by Kirmayer, Milns, Crivellato and Ribatti, Ntafoulis et al., Kaufman, Fornaro et al., and Simon [2]-[8].

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Correspondence to Georgios Tzeferakos.

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The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1744-859X-13-11

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Tzeferakos, G., Douzenis, A. Retraction Note: Sacred psychiatry in ancient Greece. Ann Gen Psychiatry 13, 30 (2014) doi:10.1186/s12991-014-0030-2

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