Psychological and social losses from road traffic crashes
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Published by Traffic Accident Research Unit, Dept. of Motor Transport in [Sydney] N.S.W .
Written in English


  • Traffic accidents -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Crisis intervention (Mental health services)

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Hart, Dawn Linklater.
SeriesResearch report / Traffic Accident Research Unit,, 2/81, Research report (New South Wales. Traffic Accident Research Unit) ;, 1981/2.
ContributionsLinklater, Dawn R.
LC ClassificationsHE5614 .H29 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 58 p. ;
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3527381M
ISBN 100724042083
LC Control Number82112975

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