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Published by Tavistock/Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Italy.


  • Mental health policy -- Italy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [134]-147) and indexes.

StatementMichael Donnelly.
LC ClassificationsRA790.7.I8 D66 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1561357M
ISBN 100415061768
LC Control Number91042685

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