By Filomena Maggino
This Festschrift is released in honor of Alex C. Michalos, an outstanding student and proposal to many upcoming and recognized teachers and practitioners. The Festschrift celebrates his lifelong, impressive clinical and cultural contribution to caliber of existence study. It includes contributions written via the main prestigious and well known students within the box of social signs examine and caliber of existence reports. Taken jointly, the contributions from students around the globe replicate Michalos’ stance that even supposing there's variations in person medical positions, the language within the box of caliber of existence has no limits and boundaries.
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