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A Review of the Anxiolytic Effect of Music and its Clinical Applications

B Sivaprakash

Citation Information : Sivaprakash B. A Review of the Anxiolytic Effect of Music and its Clinical Applications. 2014; 3 (1):16-24.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-3104

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


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