Residential Needs of Severely Disabled Psychiatric Patients (Papers as Presented)
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Residential Needs of Severely Disabled Psychiatric Patients (Papers as Presented)

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Published by Bernan Press .
Written in English


  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Housing,
  • Mental health services,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Psychology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10024233M
ISBN 100113214510
ISBN 109780113214518

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