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Multiple Sclerosis International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 972471, 8 pages
The Gap in the Current Research on the Link between Health Locus of Control and Multiple Sclerosis: Lessons and Insights from a Systematic Review
School of Public Health, Department of Health Sciences (DISSAL), University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Received 9 November 2012; Revised 13 January 2013; Accepted 14 January 2013
Academic Editor: W. Bruck
Copyright © 2013 Nicola Luigi Bragazzi. 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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