Journal of
Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Abbreviation: J. Diabetes Endocrinol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2685
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 67

Case Report

Conjunctive group therapy: A case study of an adult type I diabetes mellitus patient

Siousioura Dimitra
  • Siousioura Dimitra
  • Psychiatric Department, Evaggelismos General Hospital, Athens, 43-45 Ipsilantou St., Greece.
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  •  Accepted: 06 December 2013
  •  Published: 31 January 2014


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