The Mediating Role of Early Maladaptive Schemas in the Relationship Between Maternal Rejection and Psychological Problems

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D. S. ATALAR and T. Gençöz, “The Mediating Role of Early Maladaptive Schemas in the Relationship Between Maternal Rejection and Psychological Problems,” TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, pp. 40–47, 2015, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: