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Human thriving : a conceptual debate and literature review. / Brown, Daniel J.; Arnold, Rachel; Fletcher, David; Standage, Martyn.

In: European Psychologist, Vol. 22, No. 3, 07.09.2017, p. 167-179.

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Brown, DJ, Arnold, R, Fletcher, D & Standage, M 2017, 'Human thriving: a conceptual debate and literature review', European Psychologist, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 167-179. https://doi.org/10.1027/1016-9040/a000294

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Brown, D. J., Arnold, R., Fletcher, D., & Standage, M. (2017). Human thriving: a conceptual debate and literature review. European Psychologist, 22(3), 167-179. https://doi.org/10.1027/1016-9040/a000294

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Brown DJ, Arnold R, Fletcher D, Standage M. Human thriving: a conceptual debate and literature review. European Psychologist. 2017 Sep 7;22(3):167-179. https://doi.org/10.1027/1016-9040/a000294

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Brown, Daniel J. ; Arnold, Rachel ; Fletcher, David ; Standage, Martyn. / Human thriving : a conceptual debate and literature review. In: European Psychologist. 2017 ; Vol. 22, No. 3. pp. 167-179.

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