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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 5869315, 21 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5869315
Review Article

The Effectiveness of Aromatherapy for Depressive Symptoms: A Systematic Review

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Correspondence should be addressed to Benson Wui-Man Lau; kh.ude.uylop@ual.nosneb

Received 25 August 2016; Revised 25 October 2016; Accepted 14 November 2016; Published 4 January 2017

Academic Editor: Arndt Büssing

Copyright © 2017 Dalinda Isabel Sánchez-Vidaña 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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