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Volume 3 (2003), Pages 1138-1146
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2003.100
Research Article

Holistic Medicine III: The Holistic Process Theory of Healing

1The Quality of Life Research Center, Teglgårdstræde 4-8, DK-1452 Copenhagen K, Denmark
2Norwegian School of Management, Sandvika, Norway
3National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Office of the Medical Director, Division for Mental Retardation, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem and Zusman Child Development Center, Division of Community Health, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel

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