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Music therapy and anxiety in preoperative stress

Maria Montserrat Gimeno

Citation Information : Gimeno MM. Music therapy and anxiety in preoperative stress. 2016; 5 (2):46-47.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-5213

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


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