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Creating Mental Illness by Allan V. Horwitz

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English


  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Mental Illness,
  • Psychology,
  • 20th century,
  • Deviant behavior,
  • History,
  • Labeling theory,
  • Philosophy,
  • Psychiatry

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9567531M
ISBN 100226353818
ISBN 109780226353814

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