Mindfulness-Based Interventions During Pregnancy: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Mindfulness-Based Interventions During Pregnancy: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. / Dhillon, Anjulie; Sparkes, Elizabeth; Duarte, Rui V.

In: Mindfulness, Vol. 8, No. 6, 12.2017, p. 1421–1437.

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Dhillon, Anjulie ; Sparkes, Elizabeth ; Duarte, Rui V. / Mindfulness-Based Interventions During Pregnancy: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. In: Mindfulness. 2017 ; Vol. 8, No. 6. pp. 1421–1437.

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