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Sustained Benefit of Mindfulness-Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction (MBTSR) in Adults with Chronic Tinnitus: a Pilot Study

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Gans, J.J., Cole, M.A. & Greenberg, B. Sustained Benefit of Mindfulness-Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction (MBTSR) in Adults with Chronic Tinnitus: a Pilot Study. Mindfulness 6, 1232–1234 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-015-0403-x

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