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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 215348, 8 pages
Medical Yoga for Patients with Stress-Related Symptoms and Diagnoses in Primary Health Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial
1Nora Health Care Centre, Örebro County Council, 713 31 Nora, Sweden
2Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Örebro University Hospital, 701 85 Örebro, Sweden
3Centre for Health Care Sciences, Örebro University Hospital, P.O. Box 1324, 701 13 Örebro, Sweden
4School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University, 701 82 Örebro, Sweden
Received 23 November 2012; Revised 23 January 2013; Accepted 24 January 2013
Academic Editor: Elisabet Stener-Victorin
Copyright © 2013 Monica Köhn et al. 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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