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Spaulding, J., Balch, P. A brief history of primary prevention in the twentieth century: 1908 to 1980. Am J Commun Psychol 11, 59–80 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00898419
- Twentieth Century
- Social Psychology
- Health Psychology
- Primary Prevention