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Volume 4, Pages 264-272
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2004.24
Research Article

Clinical Holistic Medicine: A Pilot Study on HIV and Quality of Life and a Suggested Cure for HIV and AIDS

1The Quality of Life Research Center, Teglgårdstræde 4-8, DK-1452 Copenhagen K, Denmark
2Department of Public Heath, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
3Norwegian School of Management and the Scandinavian Foundation for Holistic Medicine, Sandvika, Norway
4Division of Community Health, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
5National 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 Pediatrics, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Received 30 November 2003; Revised 11 March 2004; Accepted 12 March 2004

Academic Editor: Hatim A. Omar

Copyright © 2004 Soren Ventegodt et al.

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