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Emotional problems of aging

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Mental health.,
  • Aging -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Geriatric psychiatry.,
  • Aged -- psychology.,
  • Aging -- psychology.,
  • Psychotherapy -- in old age.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Thorman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.A5 T47 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2186507M
    ISBN 100398055939
    LC Control Number89004556


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