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The study of abnormal behavior

Melvin Zax

The study of abnormal behavior

selected readings

by Melvin Zax

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Published by Macmillan in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Other titlesAbnormal behavior.
    Statement[by] Melvin Zax [and] George Stricker.
    ContributionsStricker, George, joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC458 .Z3 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 481 p.
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5680896M
    LC Control Number69012172

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