Published on in Vol 7, No 4 (2019): Oct-Dec

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Effect of Brief Biofeedback via a Smartphone App on Stress Recovery: Randomized Experimental Study

Effect of Brief Biofeedback via a Smartphone App on Stress Recovery: Randomized Experimental Study

Effect of Brief Biofeedback via a Smartphone App on Stress Recovery: Randomized Experimental Study


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