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Explanatory models for mental distress: Implications for clinical practice and research

  • Kamaldeep Bhui (a1) and Dinesh Bhugra (a2)
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Dr Kamaldeep Bhui, Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry Medical Sciences Building, Mile End Road, London El 4NS. Tel: 020 7882 7727; fax: 020 7882 7924
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Explanatory models for mental distress: Implications for clinical practice and research

  • Kamaldeep Bhui (a1) and Dinesh Bhugra (a2)
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