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Published by American Joint Distribution Committe in Geneva .
Written in English



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Bibliography: p. 249-251.

Statementproceedings of a conference convened by the American Joint Distribution Committee, co-sponsored by the World Federation for Mental Health, and held in Geneva, Switzerland, November 28-30, 1966. Edited by Henry P. David.
ContributionsDavid, Henry Philip, 1923- ed., American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee., World Federation for Mental Health.
LC ClassificationsRA790.7.E9 M53
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 253 p.
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5334433M
LC Control Number72187700

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