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Acupuncture, or non-directive counselling versus usual care for the treatment of depression: a pilot study


Received: 23 October 2008

Accepted: 09 January 2009

Published: 09 January 2009

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Original Submission
23 Oct 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Nov 2008 Author responded Author comments - Sylvia Schroer
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Nov 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Jan 2009 Editorially accepted
9 Jan 2009 Article published 10.1186/1745-6215-10-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK