Mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions for psychosis: Our current understanding and a meta-analysis

@article{Louise2018MindfulnessAA,
  title={Mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions for psychosis: Our current understanding and a meta-analysis},
  author={Stephanie Louise and Molly Fitzpatrick and Clara Strauss and Susan Lee Rossell and Neil Thomas},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={192},
  pages={57-63}
}

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