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An introduction to psychopathology

by Derek Russell Davis

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Pathological,
  • Mental disorders,
  • Psychopathology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 164-181.

    Statement[by] D. Russell Davis.
    SeriesOxford medical publications
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC457 .D28 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 185 p.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5354059M
    ISBN 100192644173
    LC Control Number72305961

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