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Mental health assessment of deaf clients a practical manual

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-215) and indexes.

Statementedited by Holly Elliott, Laurel Glass, J. William Evans.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsElliott, Holly, 1920-, Glass, Laurel E., Evans, J. William, 1943-
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 226 p. :
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22966833M
ISBN 10085066652X

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