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The UK perspective : a review of organisational stress management interventions. / Giga, Sabir; Noblet, Andrew J.; Faragher, Brian; Cooper, Cary.

In: Australian Psychologist, Vol. 38, No. 2, 07.2003, p. 158-164.

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Giga, Sabir ; Noblet, Andrew J. ; Faragher, Brian ; Cooper, Cary. / The UK perspective : a review of organisational stress management interventions. In: Australian Psychologist. 2003 ; Vol. 38, No. 2. pp. 158-164.

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