Treating the elderly

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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Geriatric psychiatry.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJavaid I. Sheikh, editor ; Irvin D. Yalom, general editor.
SeriesThe Jossey-Bass library of current clinical technique
ContributionsSheikh, Javaid I., Yalom, Irvin D., 1931-
LC ClassificationsRC451.4.A5 T68 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL794133M
ISBN 100787902195
LC Control Number95026782

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