Seznam člankov, ki podpirajo NLP oziroma principe na katerih temelji


Številni izmed člankov niso direktni preizkus NLP-ja ali njegovih hipotez, temveč so neodvisne raziskave, ki potrjujejo psihološke mehanizme na katerih slonijo NLP pristopi.



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Bacon, Stephen C.: Neurolinguistic Programming and psychosomatic illness: a study of the effects of reframing on headache pain. Dissertation Abstracts International 44(7), 2233-B University of Montana, 110 pp. Pub. = DA8326959, 1983.

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