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Psychiatry and the community in nineteenth-century America

the recurring concern with the environment in the prevention and treatment of mental illness

by Ruth B. Caplan

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Psychiatry -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [349]-351.

      Statement[by] Ruth B. Caplan, in collaboration with Gerald Caplan.
      ContributionsCaplan, Gerald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC438 .C37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 360 p.
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4564307M
      LC Control Number77078466

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