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Psychiatric illness

Harold Merskey

Psychiatric illness

diagnosis and management for general practitioners and students.

by Harold Merskey

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Published by Baillie`re, Tindall & Cox .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTonge, William Lawton.
The Physical Object
Pagination253p.,23cm
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19772669M

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