Out of its mind psychiatry in crisis : a call for reform by J. Allan Hobson

Cover of: Out of its mind | J. Allan Hobson

Published by Perseus in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Psychiatry -- United States,
  • Neurosciences,
  • Medical sciences

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-280) and index.

Book details

StatementJ. Allan Hobson & Jonathan A. Leonard.
ContributionsLeonard, Jonathan A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC454.4 .H625 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 292 p. ;
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3345010M
ISBN 100738206857
LC Control Number2004351666
OCLC/WorldCa49834163

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