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Conceptual and methodological considerations regarding appraisal and response shift.

Published on Sep 12, 2019in Quality of Life Research2.488
· DOI :10.1007/S11136-019-02282-X
Mathilde G. E. Verdam11
Estimated H-index: 11
(LEI: Leiden University),
Frans J. Oort50
Estimated H-index: 50
(UvA: University of Amsterdam)
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