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Psychotropic drugs fast facts by Jerrold S. Maxmen

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJerrold S. Maxmen, Nicholas G. Ward.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc., Handbooks.
ContributionsWard, Nicholas G., Dubovsky, Steven L.
LC ClassificationsRM315 .M355 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 508 p. :
Number of Pages508
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18684650M
ISBN 100393703010
LC Control Number2002016688

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