Mental illness in London by Vera Norris

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England,
  • London

Subjects:

  • Mental illness -- England -- London -- Statistics,
  • Mentally ill -- Care

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 313-317.

Book details

Statementby Vera Norris.
GenreStatistics.
SeriesMaudsley monographs ;, no. 6
ContributionsUniversity of London. Institute of Psychiatry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC450.G752 L75 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6000708M
LC Control Number66038251
OCLC/WorldCa9251931

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