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Published by Wiley in Chichester, New York .
Written in English


  • Psychiatry.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Peter Hall and Peter D. Stonier.
SeriesA Wiley medical publication
ContributionsHall, Peter, 1931-, Stonier, P. D.
LC ClassificationsRC458 .P43 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 202 p. :
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2040771M
ISBN 100471919578
LC Control Number88017377

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