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A systematic review and meta-analysis of students’ study habits in Iranian Universities of Medical Sciences

Abdolreza Gilavand
Yasaman Emad

Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Family Medicine & Primary Care Review 2021; 23(3): 363–371
Online publish date: 2021/10/05
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