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Rezaei, S. , Mousavi, S. , Safari, F. , Bahrami, H. and Menshadi, S. (2015) Study of Relationship between Optimism, Pessimism and Coping Strategies with Mental Health among University Students of Lorestan. Open Journal of Social Sciences
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