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Stress-related exhaustion: long-term follow-up

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Support for bereaved parents after a stillbirth

After the stillbirth of their baby, mothers and fathers see the acknowledgement of their baby, their parenthood and their grief by healthcare providers as essential for their bereavement care.


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BMC Psychology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers manuscripts on all aspects of psychology, human behavior and the mind, including developmental, clinical, cognitive, experimental, health and social psychology, as well as personality and individual differences. The journal welcomes quantitative and qualitative research methods, including animal studies.

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