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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 969032, 10 pages
Research Article

Sleep Ameliorating Effects of Acupuncture in a Psychiatric Population

1Donders Centre for Cognition, Radboud University Nijmegen, Postbus 9104, Montessorilaan 3, 6500 HR Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2LVR-Klinik Bedburg-Hau, Bahnstrasse 6, 47551 Bedburg-Hau, Germany
3Division of Acupuncture & Meridian, WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine, East-West Medical Research Institute and School of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Number 1 Hoegi-Dong, Dongdaemoon-ku, Seoul 130-701, Republic of Korea
4TALK, Free University of Brussels, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
5Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Montessorilaan 3, 6525 HR Nijmegen, The Netherlands
6Centre of Excellence for Neuropsychiatry, Vincent van Gogh Institute for Psychiatry, Stationsweg 46, 5803 AC Venray, The Netherlands

Received 19 March 2013; Revised 10 May 2013; Accepted 11 May 2013

Academic Editor: Melzer Jörg

Copyright © 2013 Peggy Bosch 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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