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New Directions for Mental Health Services, Assessing and Treating Victims of Violence, No. 64

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Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English


  • Counselling,
  • Psychotherapy,
  • Violence in society,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Psychotherapy - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Psychotherapy

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Edition Notes

J-B MHS Single Issue Mental Health Services

The Physical Object
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8149886M
ISBN 100787999911
ISBN 109780787999919

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