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A history of medical psychology

by Gregory Zilboorg

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Published by W. W. Norton & company, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMedical psychology.
    Statement[by] Gregory Zilboorg, M.D., in collaboration with George W. Henry, M.D.
    ContributionsHenry, George W. b.1889.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC438 .Z5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination606 p.
    Number of Pages606
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6424689M
    LC Control Number41024603

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