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THERAPEUTIC RECREATION FOR PEOPLE WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS IS BENEFICIAL.

@article{Picton2016THERAPEUTICRF,
  title={THERAPEUTIC RECREATION FOR PEOPLE WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS IS BENEFICIAL.},
  author={Caroline Picton and Lorna J Moxham and Christopher Patterson},
  journal={Australian nursing \& midwifery journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={
          39
        }
}
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Therapeutic recreation for people with a mental illness is beneficial
  • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
  • 2016
Therapeutic recreation for people with a mental illness is beneficial
  • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
  • 2016