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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English


  • Mental illness -- Diagnosis.,
  • Diagnosis, Differential.,
  • Psychiatry -- Case studies.,
  • Diagnosis, Differential.,
  • Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJeremy M. Pfeffer, Gillian Waldron ; with contributions from J.C. Cookson.
ContributionsWaldron, Gillian., Cookson, J. C.
LC ClassificationsRC473.D54 P44 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2732201M
ISBN 100443037035
LC Control Number86026356

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