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Strengthening the Evidence Base for Mental Health Promotion

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Barry, M.M., Patel, V., Jané-Llopis, E., Raeburn, J., Mittelmark, M.B. (2007). Strengthening the Evidence Base for Mental Health Promotion. In: McQueen, D.V., Jones, C.M. (eds) Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-70974-1_6

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