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Self-compassion, physical health and the mediating role of health-promoting behaviours. / Dunne, Sara; Sheffield, David; Chilcot, Joseph .

In: Journal of Health Psychology, Vol. 23, No. 7, 06.2018, p. 993-999.

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Dunne, S, Sheffield, D & Chilcot, J 2018, 'Self-compassion, physical health and the mediating role of health-promoting behaviours', Journal of Health Psychology, vol. 23, no. 7, pp. 993-999. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105316643377

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Dunne, S., Sheffield, D., & Chilcot, J. (2018). Self-compassion, physical health and the mediating role of health-promoting behaviours. Journal of Health Psychology, 23(7), 993-999. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105316643377

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Dunne S, Sheffield D, Chilcot J. Self-compassion, physical health and the mediating role of health-promoting behaviours. Journal of Health Psychology. 2018 Jun;23(7):993-999. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105316643377

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Dunne, Sara ; Sheffield, David ; Chilcot, Joseph . / Self-compassion, physical health and the mediating role of health-promoting behaviours. In: Journal of Health Psychology. 2018 ; Vol. 23, No. 7. pp. 993-999.

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