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Disorders of Brain and Mind

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Diseases,
  • Psychology, Pathological,
  • Medical,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Developmental - Child,
  • Medical / Psychiatry,
  • Brain,
  • Imaging,
  • Neuropsychiatry

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMaria A. Ron (Editor), Trevor W. Robbins (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7712717M
ISBN 10052100456X
ISBN 109780521004565

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