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Coping with burglary: the effects of a police service on victims' emotional readjustment

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Coping with burglary : the effects of a police service on victims' emotional readjustment. / Winkel, F.; Vrij, Aldert.

Psychology, law and criminal justice: international developments in research and practice. ed. / G. Davies; M. Lloyd-Bostock; M. McMurran; Clare Wilson. Berlin : Walter de Gruyter, 1996. p. 363-373.

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Harvard

Winkel, F & Vrij, A 1996, Coping with burglary: the effects of a police service on victims' emotional readjustment. in G Davies, M Lloyd-Bostock, M McMurran & C Wilson (eds), Psychology, law and criminal justice: international developments in research and practice. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 363-373.

APA

Winkel, F., & Vrij, A. (1996). Coping with burglary: the effects of a police service on victims' emotional readjustment. In G. Davies, M. Lloyd-Bostock, M. McMurran, & C. Wilson (Eds.), Psychology, law and criminal justice: international developments in research and practice (pp. 363-373). Walter de Gruyter.

Vancouver

Winkel F, Vrij A. Coping with burglary: the effects of a police service on victims' emotional readjustment. In Davies G, Lloyd-Bostock M, McMurran M, Wilson C, editors, Psychology, law and criminal justice: international developments in research and practice. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. 1996. p. 363-373

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Winkel, F. ; Vrij, Aldert. / Coping with burglary : the effects of a police service on victims' emotional readjustment. Psychology, law and criminal justice: international developments in research and practice. editor / G. Davies ; M. Lloyd-Bostock ; M. McMurran ; Clare Wilson. Berlin : Walter de Gruyter, 1996. pp. 363-373

Bibtex

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