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International trends in mental health. by Henry Philip David

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


  • Mental health.

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Includes bibliographies.

StatementEdited by Henry P. David.
SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in international development
LC ClassificationsRA790 .D38
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 366 p.
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5950810M
LC Control Number65023554

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