Litigation and mental health services

Publisher: National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, Md

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Bibliography: p. 18.

StatementLouis E. Kopolow ... [et al.].
SeriesDHEW publication ; no. ADM 76-261, DHEW publication ;, no. (ADM) 76-261.
ContributionsKopolow, Louis E., National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsKF480.Z9 L5
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL4854520M
LC Control Number75603779

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