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Autogenic Training (AT) for reducing anxiety and promoting psychological well-being

  title={Autogenic Training (AT) for reducing anxiety and promoting psychological well-being},
  author={Shalini Hurgobin},
Thesis submitted to the FACULTY OF ARTS UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY (COUNSELLING), 2006. 

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