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THE DILEMMA OF DIAGNOSIS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE:
OVER DIAGNOSIS, UNDER DIAGNOSIS AND INSURANCE FRAUD
 
Stephen C. Phillips, JD, PsyD 
 
 
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