Physiotherapy and mental health

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Probst, Michel;
  • Publisher: InTech open science
  • Subject: physiotherapy | mental health

Physiotherapy in mental health care and psychiatry is a recognized specialty within physiotherapy. It offers a rich variety of observational and evaluation tools as well as a range of interventions that are related to the patient’s physical and mental health problems ba... View more
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