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Effectiveness of Balancing Everyday Life (BEL) versus standard occupational therapy for activity engagement and functioning among people with mental illness – a cluster RCT study

BMC PsychiatryBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:363

Received: 2 March 2017

Accepted: 29 October 2017

Published: 9 November 2017

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Original Submission
2 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Daniel Bressington
3 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Frank Kruisdijk
9 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mona Eklund
Resubmission - Version 2
9 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Daniel Bressington
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
29 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
9 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12888-017-1524-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Sciences/ Mental Health, Activity and Participation (MAP), Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Department of Clinical Science/Psychiatry, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden