chemical basis of clinical psychiatry

  • 277 Pages
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  • English
Thomas , Springfield, Ill
Psychiatry., Chemotherapy., Mental Disorders -- etiology., Psychopharmaco
Statementby A. Hoffer and Humphry Osmond.
SeriesAmerican lecture series, publication no.402. A monograph in the Bannerstone Division of American lectures in living chemistry, American lecture series -- publication no. 402., Monograph in the Bannerstone Division of American lectures in living chemistry
ContributionsOsmond, Humphry.
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14102209M

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