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Community care for the mentally disabled

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Mentally ill -- Care.,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Care.,
  • Community mental health services -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by J. K. Wing and Rolf Olsen.
SeriesOxford medical publications
ContributionsWing, J. K. 1923-, Olsen, Rolf.
LC ClassificationsRC439.5 .C65
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4424980M
ISBN 100192611895, 0192611461
LC Control Number79040392

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