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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychology, Pathological.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementDavid N. Sattler, Virginia Shabatay, Geoffrey P. Kramer.
ContributionsShabatay, Virginia., Kramer, Geoffrey P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC454 .S397 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL709184M
ISBN 100395874513
LC Control Number97072432
OCLC/WorldCa38957342

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