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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 960583, 8 pages
A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Meditation for Work Stress, Anxiety and Depressed Mood in Full-Time Workers
1Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney University, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia
2Faculty of Health Sciences, Cumberland Campus C42, The University of Sydney, P.O. Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
3Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3121, Australia
4NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Received 9 February 2011; Revised 4 March 2011; Accepted 9 March 2011
Copyright © 2011 R. Manocha 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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