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McDonald, S., Tate, R., Togher, L., Perdices, M., Moseley, A., Winders, K., Schultz, R. & Smith, K. (2006). Short Report – Improving evidence-based practice in rehabilitation: Introducing PsycBITE™. Aphasiology, 20(7), 676-683.

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Tate, R. L., Togher, L., Perdices, M., McDonald, S., Moseley, A., & Winders, K., et al. (2005b). Empirical evidence for rehabilitation therapies targeting the psychological consequences of acquired brain impairment: A survey of reports indexed on PsycBITE™. Paper presented at the joint meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment and the World Congress on Brain Injury, 2005 Melbourne, Brain Injury, 19(Suppl), 32.

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