Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care

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The Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Group Therapy in Rumination Among Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Hanieh Nobakht 1 , * and Zahra Nikmanesh 1
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1 University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: April 30, 2019, 8 (2); e84819
  • Published Online: April 6, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 1, 2018
  • Revised: December 4, 2018
  • Accepted: December 20, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjcdc.84819

To Cite: Nobakht H, Nikmanesh Z. The Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Group Therapy in Rumination Among Multiple Sclerosis Patients, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2019 ; 8(2):e84819. doi: 10.5812/jjcdc.84819.

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2. Objectives
3. Methods
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5. Discussion
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