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Social psychology and mental health.

Henry Wechsler

Social psychology and mental health.

by Henry Wechsler

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Published by Published for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues [by] Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social psychiatry,
  • Psychology, Pathological

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 777-829.

    StatementEdited by Henry Wechsler, Leonard Solomon [and] Bernard M. Kramer.
    ContributionsSolomon, Leonard, 1930- joint comp., Kramer, Bernard M., joint comp., Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455 .W38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 842 p.
    Number of Pages842
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4460325M
    ISBN 100030842891
    LC Control Number79123572

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