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Published by Waxmann in Münster, New York .
Written in English


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StatementJ. Richter ... [et al.] (Eds.).
ContributionsRichter, Jörg, Dr., Rostocker Psychiatrietage (6th : 1996)
LC ClassificationsRC327 .D39 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18670181M
ISBN 103893255354

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