Publication

Social cognition and treatment in psychosis

van Donkersgoed, R. J. M., 2018, [Groningen]: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. 172 p.

Research output: ThesisThesis fully internal (DIV)Academic

APA

van Donkersgoed, R. J. M. (2018). Social cognition and treatment in psychosis. [Groningen]: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

Author

van Donkersgoed, Rozanne Janna Margaretha. / Social cognition and treatment in psychosis. [Groningen] : Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2018. 172 p.

Harvard

van Donkersgoed, RJM 2018, 'Social cognition and treatment in psychosis', Doctor of Philosophy, University of Groningen, [Groningen].

Standard

Social cognition and treatment in psychosis. / van Donkersgoed, Rozanne Janna Margaretha.

[Groningen] : Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2018. 172 p.

Research output: ThesisThesis fully internal (DIV)Academic

Vancouver

van Donkersgoed RJM. Social cognition and treatment in psychosis. [Groningen]: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2018. 172 p.


BibTeX

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