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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social medicine.,
  • Social psychiatry.,
  • Sociology, Medical.,
  • Community psychiatry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElliot G. Mishler [and] Lorna R. AmaraSingham ... [et al.].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA418 .M636
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4107806M
ISBN 100521235596, 0521280346
LC Control Number80022604

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