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Psychological problems in mental deficiency

Seymour Bernard Sarason

Psychological problems in mental deficiency

[by] Seymour B. Sarason [and] John Doris with chapters by Frances Kaplan and M. Michael Klaber.

by Seymour Bernard Sarason

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Pathological

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 455-469.

    ContributionsDoris, John, 1923-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 483 p. ;
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19788829M


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Psychological problems in mental deficiency. New York, Harper & Row [, ©] (OCoLC) Online version: Sarason, Seymour Bernard, Psychological problems in mental deficiency. New York, Harper & Row [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Seymour Bernard Sarason; John Doris.

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