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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 853809, 7 pages
Research Article

The Physical Effects of Aromatherapy in Alleviating Work-Related Stress on Elementary School Teachers in Taiwan

1Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan
2Department of Cardiology, Lin-Shin Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
3Department of Photonics and Communication Engineering, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan
4Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Received 24 July 2013; Revised 28 August 2013; Accepted 4 September 2013

Academic Editor: Gerhard Litscher

Copyright © 2013 Shing-Hong Liu 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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