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The reality of mental illness

by Roth, Martin

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry -- Philosophy,
  • Mental illness -- Etiology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 115-128.

    StatementMartin Roth & Jerome Kroll.
    ContributionsKroll, Jerome.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC437.5 .R68 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 128 p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2547977M
    ISBN 100521321514, 0521337615
    LC Control Number85029935

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