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Science and psychiatry

Brian Herbert Kirman

Science and psychiatry

problems of the scientific approach to mental disorder

by Brian Herbert Kirman

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Published by Lawrence and Wishart in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Brian Kirman.
The Physical Object
Pagination82p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13946836M

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