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Published by NIMHANS in Bangalore .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementeditors, Malavika Kapur ... [et al.].
SeriesNIMHANS publications ;, no. 32, NIMHANS pubn. ;, no. 32.
ContributionsKapur, M. 1940-, NIMHANS (Institute), United States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration., Indo-US Symposium on Child Mental Health (5th : 1988 : Bangalore, India)
LC ClassificationsRJ499 .C4847 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 279 p. ;
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1256695M
LC Control Number94907018

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