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The Psych Central Network and its affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, and officers do not undertake or assume any duty to monitor our site for inappropriate or unlawful content. The Psych Central Network and its owners, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, and officers assume no responsibility or liability which may arise from the content thereof, including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, libel, slander, infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, obscenity, pornography, profanity, fraud, or misrepresentation.
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