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Published by Spectrum Publications; distributed by Halsted Press, New York in Flushing, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Depression, Mental.,
  • Psychoanalysis.,
  • Depression.,
  • Psychoanalytic interpretation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 318-340.

LC ClassificationsRC537 .M46 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 352 p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5055000M
ISBN 100470593555
LC Control Number74017332

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