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Associations between age, years in post, years in the profession and personal experience of mental health problems in UK mental health nurses. / Oates, Jennifer; Jones, Julia; Drey, Nicholas .

In: Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Vol. 38, No. 6, UMHN-2017-0037.R1, 03.08.2017, p. 624-632.

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