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Published by Macmillan in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychiatry -- Addresses, essays, lectures

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Other titlesAbnormal behavior.
Statement[by] Melvin Zax [and] George Stricker.
ContributionsStricker, George, joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC458 .Z3 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 481 p.
Number of Pages481
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5680896M
LC Control Number69012172

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