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Schizophrenia simplified a field guide to schizophrenia for frontline workers, families, and professionals

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Published by Hogrefe & Huber Publishers in Toronto, Lewiston, NY .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-130) and index.

Statementeditors and authors, J.F. Thornton, M.V. Seeman ; contributing authors, E.D. Plummer, J.J. Jeffries, S.K. Littman.
ContributionsThornton, J. 1947-, Seeman, M. V. 1935-, Plummer, E. D.
LC ClassificationsRC514 .S33644 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1542002M
ISBN 100920887171
LC Control Number91020806

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