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Official Journal of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

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Importance for patients of feeling accepted and understood by physicians before and after multimodal pain rehabilitation

Maddy Greville-Harris
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  • Psychology, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Washington Singer Building, Perry Road, Exeter EX4 4QG, United Kingdom
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Published Online: 2017-12-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.08.011


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Published Online: 2017-12-29

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Citation Information: Scandinavian Journal of Pain, Volume 17, Issue 1, Pages 228–229, ISSN (Online) 1877-8879, ISSN (Print) 1877-8860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.08.011.

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