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Published by J. & A. Churchill in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mental Disorders - psychology,
  • Pathological Psychology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Edgar Sheppard
ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,186p.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26270414M

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