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Case Study

Clinical Holistic Medicine: The Case Story of Anna. II. Patient Diary as a Tool in Treatment

Sören Ventegodt,1,2,3,4,5 Birgitte Clausen,5 and Joav Merrick6,7,8,9,10

1Nordic School of Holistic Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
2Quality of Life Research Clinic, Teglgårdstræde 4-8, DK-1452 Copenhagen K, Denmark
3Quality of Life Research Center, Teglgårdstræde 4-8, DK-1452 Copenhagen K, Denmark
4Scandinavian Foundation for Holistic Medicine, Sandvika, Norway
5Vejlby Lokalcenter, Vejlby, Denmark
6National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel
7Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
8Zusman Child Development Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
9Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
10Office of the Medical Director, Division for Mental Retardation Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel

Received 1 November 2005; Revised 27 December 2005; Accepted 28 December 2005

Academic Editor: Daniel T.L. Shek

Copyright © 2006 Sören Ventegodt et al.

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