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Psychiatric diagnosis by Donald W. Goodwin

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Mental illness -- Classification.,
  • Mental illness -- Diagnosis.,
  • Mental disorders.

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Edition Notes

StatementDonald W. Goodwin, Samuel B. Guze.
ContributionsGuze, Samuel B., 1923- joint author., Woodruff, Robert A.
LC ClassificationsRC455.2.C4 W67 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4722579M
ISBN 100195025121, 019502513X
LC Control Number78009926

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