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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Mental illness -- Etiology.,
  • Stress (Psychology),
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder.,
  • Stress, Psychological -- psychology.,
  • Mental Disorders -- psychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert Paul Liberman, Joel Yager, editors.
SeriesSpringer series on psychiatry ;, 5
ContributionsLiberman, Robert Paul, 1937-, Yager, Joel.
LC ClassificationsRC455.4.S87 S776 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1429903M
ISBN 100826183107
LC Control Number93041244

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