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Volume 4, Pages 571-580
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2004.115
Research Article

Clinical Holistic Medicine: Holistic Sexology and Treatment of Vulvodynia Through Existential Therapy and Acceptance Through Touch

1The Quality of Life Research Center, Teglgårdstræde 4-8, DK-1452 Copenhagen K, Denmark
2Division of Community Health, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
3Soroka University Medical Center, Clalit Health Services, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
4National 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 and Community Health, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Received 30 January 2004; Revised 24 July 2004; Accepted 24 July 2004

Academic Editor: Hatim A. Omar

Copyright © 2004 Soren Ventegodt et al.

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