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Evaluation of methods for the treatment of mental disorders report of a WHO Scientific Group on the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders. by WHO Scientific Group on the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders.

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Published by WHO in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Mental illness -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Medical care.,
  • Mental illness -- Treatment.

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Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesWHO technical report series -- 812., Technical report series (World Health Organization) -- 812.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18006637M
ISBN 109241208120

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