Practical Application of Pharmacogenetics of Antipsychotic, Antidepressant, and Mood-Stabilizing Drugs

  • Alessandro SerrettiEmail author
  • Janusz K. Rybakowski


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor SciencesUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Adult PsychiatryPoznan University of Medical SciencesPoznanPoland

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