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Participation in Mass Gatherings Can Benefit Well-Being: Longitudinal and Control Data from a North Indian Hindu Pilgrimage Event

  • Shruti Tewari,

    Affiliation: Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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  • Sammyh Khan,

    Affiliation: School of Psychology, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

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  • Nick Hopkins mail,

    n.p.hopkins@dundee.ac.uk

    Affiliation: School of Psychology, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

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  • Narayanan Srinivasan,

    Affiliation: Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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  • Stephen Reicher

    Affiliation: School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047291

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 18 Jan 2013 at 23:14 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Parda Phash
Title: “Holy dip at Sangam on Kumbh is healthy, says study”
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Publication: Radio Australia
Title: “India's Kumbh Mela crowds can benefit health: study | Asia Pacific | ABC Radio Australia”
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Publication: Daily Times Pakistan
Title: “Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan - India's vast Ganges gathering good for health: study”
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Title: “India's vast Ganges gathering good for health: study | World | DAWN.COM”
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Publication: Parda Phash
Title: “Holy dip at Sangam on Kumbh is healthy, says study”
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Publication: The Times of India
Title: “Pilgrims return healthier after Kumbh Mela - The Times of India”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 25 Jan 2013 at 23:13 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Indian Express
Title: “Maha Kumbh Mela: Now a Harvard University case study - Indian Express”
http://www.indianexpress....

Publication: The Hindu
Title: “The Hindu : States / Other States : Kalpwasis arrive for ascetic life”
http://www.thehindu.com/n...

Publication: The Times of India
Title: “Kumbh mela improves pilgrims health: Study - Times Of India”
http://articles.timesofin...

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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 01 Feb 2013 at 22:50 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: The Times of India
Title: “Kumbh mela improves pilgrims' health: Study - Times Of India”
http://articles.timesofin...

Publication: The Hindu
Title: “The Hindu : States / Other States : Kalpwasis arrive for ascetic life”
http://www.thehindu.com/n...

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