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A psychiatric glossary

American Psychiatric Association. Committee on Public Information.

A psychiatric glossary

the meaning of terms frequently used in psychiatry.

by American Psychiatric Association. Committee on Public Information.

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Published by American Psychiatric Association in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry -- Dictionaries.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC437 .A5 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5434330M
    LC Control Number73082048

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