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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 152727, 9 pages
Body-Efficacy Expectation: Assessment of Beliefs concerning Bodily Coping Capabilities with a Five-Item Scale
Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 10098 Berlin, Germany
Received 14 August 2013; Accepted 18 September 2013
Academic Editor: Pradeep Visen
Copyright © 2013 Lena Schützler and Claudia M. Witt. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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