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Understanding Mental Retardation

Research Accomplishments and New Frontiers

by James F. Kavanagh

  • 313 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Paul H Brookes Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Developmental Disabilities,
  • Mental health services,
  • Specific disorders & therapies,
  • Mental retardation,
  • Congresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8388870M
    ISBN 100933716990
    ISBN 109780933716995


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