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The sociology of mental illness

Jane D. McLeod

The sociology of mental illness

a comprehensive reader

by Jane D. McLeod

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness,
  • Social psychiatry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJane D. McLeod, Eric R. Wright.
    ContributionsWright, Eric R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455 .M36 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23054777M
    ISBN 109780195381719
    LC Control Number2009002708


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