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Families and Mental Health Treatment A Compendium of Articles from Psychiatric Services and Hospital and Community Psychiatry by American Psychiatric Association.

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Published by Psychiatric Services Resource Cent Associatio .
Written in English


  • Psychiatry,
  • Medical,
  • Psychology,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Families of the mentally ill,
  • Family relationships,
  • Mentally ill,
  • Psychiatry - General

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLisa B., M.d. Dixon (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8216247M
ISBN 100890424136
ISBN 109780890424131

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