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Psychiatric illness in women

Psychiatric illness in women

emerging treatments and research

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Published by American Psychiatric Pub. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mentally ill women -- Care,
  • Mental illness -- Treatment,
  • Mentally ill women -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Freda Lewis-Hall ... [et al.]
    ContributionsLewis-Hall, Freda
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.W6 P75 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 658 p. :
    Number of Pages658
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17046410M
    ISBN 101585620033
    LC Control Number2001045810


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