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Published by Scientific American Library in New York .
Written in English


  • Biological psychiatry.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209) and index.

StatementSamuel H. Barondes.
SeriesScientific American Library series;, no. 44
LC ClassificationsRC341 .B33 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1730694M
ISBN 100716750414
LC Control Number92035150

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