Effectiveness of diaphragmatic breathing on physiological and psychological stress in adults: a quantitative systematic review protocol.

@article{Hopper2018EffectivenessOD,
  title={Effectiveness of diaphragmatic breathing on physiological and psychological stress in adults: a quantitative systematic review protocol.},
  author={Susan I Hopper and Sherrie L Murray and Lucille R. Ferrara and Joanne K. Singleton},
  journal={JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={
          1367-1372
        }
}
REVIEW QUESTION What is the effectiveness of diaphragmatic breathing on physiological and psychological stress in adults? 

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