The impact of the environment on psychiatric disorder

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  • Mental health -- Environmental aspects,
  • Mental illness -- Environmental aspects,
  • Environment,
  • Mental Disorders -- etiology,
  • Risk Factors,
  • Social Environment,
  • Socioeconomic Factors

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Hugh Lionel Freeman and Stephen Stansfeld.
ContributionsFreeman, Hugh L., Stansfeld, Stephen A.
LC ClassificationsRC455.4.E58 I47 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
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Open LibraryOL23674237M
ISBN 109780415116183
LC Control Number2007036664

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