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http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2005.40
Research Article

Clinical Holistic Medicine: The Existential Crisis—Life Crisis, Stress, and Burnout

1Nordic School of Holistic Health and Quality of Life Research Center, Teglgårdstræde 4-8, DK-1452 Copenhagen K, Denmark
2Faculty of Social Science, Academic College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel, Israel
3National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Office of the Medical Director, Division for Mental Retardation, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel

Received 30 December 2004; Revised 23 March 2005; Accepted 24 March 2005

Copyright © 2005 Søren Ventegodt et al.

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