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Public policy and mental illness

Public policy and mental illness

four investigations, 1915-1939

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental health policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Gerald N. Grob.
      SeriesHistorical issues in mental health
      ContributionsGrob, Gerald N., 1931-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA790.6 .P8 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationca. 450 p. in various pagings ;
      Number of Pages450
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4733712M
      ISBN 100405119364
      LC Control Number78022585

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