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Published by Association for Child Psychology and Psychiatry in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Papers presented at the ACPP Study Day ... 1989 ... Guy"s Hospital.

StatementJ. Trowell ... [et al].
SeriesOccasional papers / Association for Child Psychology and Psychiatry -- no.3, Occasional papers (Association for Child Psychology and Psychiatry) -- no.3.
ContributionsTrowell, Judith., Association for Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15350678M
ISBN 10095147202X

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