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NETfacts : a community intervention integrating trauma treatment at the individual and collective level

NETfacts : a community intervention integrating trauma treatment at the individual and collective level

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KÖBACH, Anke, Katy ROBJANT, 2021. NETfacts : a community intervention integrating trauma treatment at the individual and collective level. In: European Journal of Psychotraumatology. Taylor & Francis. 12(1), 1992962. ISSN 2000-8198. eISSN 2000-8066. Available under: doi: 10.1080/20008198.2021.1992962

@article{Kobach2021-11-24NETfa-55810, title={NETfacts : a community intervention integrating trauma treatment at the individual and collective level}, year={2021}, doi={10.1080/20008198.2021.1992962}, number={1}, volume={12}, issn={2000-8198}, journal={European Journal of Psychotraumatology}, author={Köbach, Anke and Robjant, Katy}, note={Article Number: 1992962} }

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