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Law and mental health

Law and mental health

international perspectives

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Published by Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health laws.,
  • Mental health -- Legislation.,
  • Forensic psychiatry.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David N. Weisstub.
    ContributionsWeisstub, David N., 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3608 .L38 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2841063M
    ISBN 100080316026
    LC Control Number84002926

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