Diagnostic interview techniques for short term therapy of affective disorders
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Diagnostic interview techniques for short term therapy of affective disorders

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Published by Guilford Publications in New York .
Written in English

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StatementA. John Rush.
SeriesBMA Audio cassettes
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Open LibraryOL21656899M
ISBN 100709221134

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