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Certificate validity 24 Nov 2015 - Nov 2016

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Date of initial review:

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Cathey, K. (2015). When Was the Last Time You Got a Good Night’s Sleep?. Psych Central. Retrieved on January 19, 2017, from blogs.psychcentral.com/overcoming-ocd/2015/10/when-was-the-last-time-you-got-a-good-nights-sleep/
 

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We accept advertising from many different companies, including pharmaceutical companies who develop, research and sell psychiatric medications for many of the mental disorders listed on this site. We want you to be clear that we do accept pharmaceutical company funding.
 

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Our website hosts advertisement banners and, from time to time, sponsored content. Advertising is distinguished by the word “Advertisement” on the website. Sponsored content (content whose creation was paid for by an advertiser) is distinguished by the words “Sponsored content” or “Sponsored resource.” We do not offer sponsored product reviews.
 

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