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Letter to the Editor

Group Drumming Modulates Cytokine Response in Mental Health Services Users: A Preliminary Study

Fancourt D.a, b · Perkins R.a · Ascenso S.a · Atkins L.a · Kilfeather S.c · Carvalho L.b · Steptoe A.b · Williamon A.a

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aCentre for Performance Science, Royal College of Music, and bPsychobiology Group, University College, London, and cAeirtec Laboratories, Newcastle, UK

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Article / Publication Details

Received: March 02, 2015
Accepted: May 06, 2015
Published online: November 27, 2015
Issue release date: January 2016

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0033-3190 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0348 (Online)

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Article / Publication Details

Received: March 02, 2015
Accepted: May 06, 2015
Published online: November 27, 2015
Issue release date: January 2016

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0033-3190 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0348 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/PPS


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