Taking into account patient preferences: a consensus study on the assessment of psychological dimensions within patient preference studies

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Taking into account patient preferences : a consensus study on the assessment of psychological dimensions within patient preference studies. / Russo, Selena; Monzani, Dario; Pinto, Cathy Anne; Vergani, Laura; Marton, Giulia; Falahee, M.; Simons, Gwenda; Whichiello, Chiara; Kihlbom, Ulrik; Pravettoni, Gabriella.

In: Patient preference and adherence, Vol. 2021, No. 15, 18.06.2021, p. 1331-1345.

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Russo, Selena ; Monzani, Dario ; Pinto, Cathy Anne ; Vergani, Laura ; Marton, Giulia ; Falahee, M. ; Simons, Gwenda ; Whichiello, Chiara ; Kihlbom, Ulrik ; Pravettoni, Gabriella. / Taking into account patient preferences : a consensus study on the assessment of psychological dimensions within patient preference studies. In: Patient preference and adherence. 2021 ; Vol. 2021, No. 15. pp. 1331-1345.

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