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http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2004.34
Research Article

Clinical Holistic Medicine: Tools for a Medical Science Based on Consciousness

1The Quality of Life Research Center, Teglgårdstræde 4-8, DK-1452 Copenhagen K, Denmark
2Division of Community Health, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
3Norwegian School of Management, Sandvika, Norway
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 December 2003; Revised 24 April 2004; Accepted 25 April 2004

Academic Editor: Daniel T.L. Shek

Copyright © 2004 Soren Ventegodt et al.

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