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Promoting mental health and preventing mental illness in general practice. / Thomas, Steve; Jenkins, Rachel; Burch, Tony; Nasir, Laura Calamos; Fisher, Brian; Giotaki, Gina; Gnani, Shamini; Hertel, Lise; Marks, Marina; Mathers, Nigel; Millington-Sanders, Catherine; Morris, David; Ruprah-Shah, Baljeet; Stange, Kurt; Thomas, Paul; White, Robert; Wright, Fiona.

In: London Journal of Primary Care, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2016, p. 3-9.

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Harvard

Thomas, S, Jenkins, R, Burch, T, Nasir, LC, Fisher, B, Giotaki, G, Gnani, S, Hertel, L, Marks, M, Mathers, N, Millington-Sanders, C, Morris, D, Ruprah-Shah, B, Stange, K, Thomas, P, White, R & Wright, F 2016, 'Promoting mental health and preventing mental illness in general practice', London Journal of Primary Care, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 3-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/17571472.2015.1135659

APA

Thomas, S., Jenkins, R., Burch, T., Nasir, L. C., Fisher, B., Giotaki, G., Gnani, S., Hertel, L., Marks, M., Mathers, N., Millington-Sanders, C., Morris, D., Ruprah-Shah, B., Stange, K., Thomas, P., White, R., & Wright, F. (2016). Promoting mental health and preventing mental illness in general practice. London Journal of Primary Care, 8(1), 3-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/17571472.2015.1135659

Vancouver

Thomas S, Jenkins R, Burch T, Nasir LC, Fisher B, Giotaki G et al. Promoting mental health and preventing mental illness in general practice. London Journal of Primary Care. 2016;8(1):3-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/17571472.2015.1135659

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Thomas, Steve ; Jenkins, Rachel ; Burch, Tony ; Nasir, Laura Calamos ; Fisher, Brian ; Giotaki, Gina ; Gnani, Shamini ; Hertel, Lise ; Marks, Marina ; Mathers, Nigel ; Millington-Sanders, Catherine ; Morris, David ; Ruprah-Shah, Baljeet ; Stange, Kurt ; Thomas, Paul ; White, Robert ; Wright, Fiona. / Promoting mental health and preventing mental illness in general practice. In: London Journal of Primary Care. 2016 ; Vol. 8, No. 1. pp. 3-9.

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