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A Phenomenological Account of Emotional Experiences in Depression among Iranian Patients

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A Phenomenological Account of Emotional Experiences in Depression among Iranian Patients. / Mirdamadi, Moujan.

In: Discipline Filosofiche, Vol. 28, No. 2, 01.12.2018, p. 177-198.

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Mirdamadi, M 2018, 'A Phenomenological Account of Emotional Experiences in Depression among Iranian Patients', Discipline Filosofiche, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 177-198.

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Mirdamadi, M. (2018). A Phenomenological Account of Emotional Experiences in Depression among Iranian Patients. Discipline Filosofiche, 28(2), 177-198.

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Mirdamadi M. A Phenomenological Account of Emotional Experiences in Depression among Iranian Patients. Discipline Filosofiche. 2018 Dec 1;28(2):177-198.

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Mirdamadi, Moujan. / A Phenomenological Account of Emotional Experiences in Depression among Iranian Patients. In: Discipline Filosofiche. 2018 ; Vol. 28, No. 2. pp. 177-198.

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