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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 798342, 8 pages
Military Wives' Transition and Coping: Deployment and the Return Home
College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 54901, USA
Received 5 March 2012; Accepted 27 May 2012
Academic Editors: S. Keeney, W. Li, and B. Roberts
Copyright © 2012 Suzanne Marnocha. 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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