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Ballistic Movements and Psychotic Symptoms due to Methadone Use: A Letter to the Editor

Reza Bidaki 1 , * and Pouria Yazdian 2
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1 Department of Psychiatry, Research center of Addiction and Behavioral Sciences, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
2 Department of Medical Science, Student Research Committee, Shahid Sadughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
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  • Thrita: December 01, 2015, 4 (4); e30159
  • Published Online: October 31, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: May 14, 2015
  • Revised: July 7, 2015
  • Accepted: July 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/thrita.30159

To Cite: Bidaki R, Yazdian P. Ballistic Movements and Psychotic Symptoms due to Methadone Use: A Letter to the Editor, Thrita. 2015 ;4(4):e30159. doi: 10.5812/thrita.30159.

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