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Published by Elsevier Biomedical in New York .
Written in English


  • Psychology, Pathological.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Frederick G. Guggenheim and Carol Nadelson.
ContributionsGuggenheim, Frederick G., Nadelson, Carol C.
LC ClassificationsRC454 .M256 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 388 p. :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3482078M
ISBN 10044400663X
LC Control Number82001453

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