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Solution-focused brief therapy from the perspective of clients with long-term physical health conditions

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Solution-focused brief therapy from the perspective of clients with long-term physical health conditions. / Carr, Sharon; Smith, Ian; Simm, Rebecca.

In: Psychology, Health and Medicine, Vol. 19, No. 4, 01.10.2013, p. 384-391.

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Carr, Sharon ; Smith, Ian ; Simm, Rebecca. / Solution-focused brief therapy from the perspective of clients with long-term physical health conditions. In: Psychology, Health and Medicine. 2013 ; Vol. 19, No. 4. pp. 384-391.

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