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Eccentric and bizarre behaviors

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Psychology, Pathological -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLouis R. Franzini, John M. Grossberg.
ContributionsGrossberg, John M.
LC ClassificationsRC454 .F68 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1110534M
ISBN 100471545201
LC Control Number94036298

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