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Mental Illness

Can it be cured? Prevented?

by Irving G. Walmann

  • 98 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Alma Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular works,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Mental Illness,
  • Brain chemistry,
  • Psychiatry & Psychology,
  • Alternative treatment,
  • Mental Illness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8553320M
    ISBN 100966329961
    ISBN 109780966329964
    OCLC/WorldCa46690000


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