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Sensing the presence of the deceased: A Narrative Review. / Keen, Catherine; Murray, Craig; Payne, Sheila.

In: Mental Health, Religion and Culture, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2013, p. 384-402.

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Keen, C, Murray, C & Payne, S 2013, 'Sensing the presence of the deceased: A Narrative Review', Mental Health, Religion and Culture, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 384-402. https://doi.org/10.1080/13674676.2012.678987

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Keen C, Murray C, Payne S. Sensing the presence of the deceased: A Narrative Review. Mental Health, Religion and Culture. 2013;16(4):384-402. Epub 2012 Apr 25. doi: 10.1080/13674676.2012.678987

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Keen, Catherine ; Murray, Craig ; Payne, Sheila. / Sensing the presence of the deceased: A Narrative Review. In: Mental Health, Religion and Culture. 2013 ; Vol. 16, No. 4. pp. 384-402.

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