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Understanding human behavior in health and illness

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Published by Williams & Wilkins in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine and psychology.,
  • Developmental psychology.,
  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Human behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementedited by Richard C. Simons, Herbert Pardes.
    ContributionsSimons, Richard C., 1933-, Pardes, Herbert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR726.5 .U5 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 733 p. :
    Number of Pages733
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4109196M
    ISBN 100683077406
    LC Control Number80024067


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