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Mental illness and the economy

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Social psychiatry -- New York (State),
    • Mental illness -- New York (State),
    • New York (State) -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] M. Harvey Brenner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC455 .B73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5430839M
      ISBN 100674568753
      LC Control Number73077471


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