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How do the features of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy contribute to positive therapeutic change?

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How do the features of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy contribute to positive therapeutic change? / Cairns, Victoria; Murray, Craig.

In: Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Vol. 43, No. 3, 05.2015, p. 342-359.

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Cairns, Victoria ; Murray, Craig. / How do the features of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy contribute to positive therapeutic change?. In: Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. 2015 ; Vol. 43, No. 3. pp. 342-359.

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