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Mindfulness: top-down or bottom-up emotion regulation strategy?

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Chiesa, Alberto ; Serretti, Alessandro ; Jakobsen, Janus Christian. / Mindfulness : top-down or bottom-up emotion regulation strategy?. I: Clinical Psychology Review. 2013 ; Bind 33, Nr. 1. s. 82-96.

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