Examination of the Psychometric Properties of Marwit-Meuser Caregiver Grief Inventory-Short Form

Karci, Yagmur A. R.
Karancı, Ayşe Nuray
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Citation Formats
Y. A. R. Karci and A. N. Karancı, “Examination of the Psychometric Properties of Marwit-Meuser Caregiver Grief Inventory-Short Form,” TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, pp. 192–200, 2020, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/89293.