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The effects of reminiscence therapy on depressive symptoms of Chinese elderly: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

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BMC Psychiatry201212:189

Received: 2 July 2012

Accepted: 26 October 2012

Published: 5 November 2012

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2 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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26 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
26 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
5 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-244X-12-189

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center on Aging Psychology, Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China