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Drug treatment of mental disorders

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Published by Raven Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychopharmacology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Lance L. Simpson.
    ContributionsSimpson, Lance L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC483 .D753
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 323 p. ;
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5052715M
    ISBN 100890040079
    LC Control Number74014480


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