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The encyclopedia of mental health

Ada P Kahn

The encyclopedia of mental health

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry -- Encyclopedias,
  • Mental health -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-486) and index

    StatementAda P. Kahn, Jan Fawcett
    GenreEncyclopedias
    SeriesFacts on File library of health and living
    ContributionsFawcett, Jan, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC437 .K34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 520 p. :
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17251119M
    ISBN 100816064547
    ISBN 109780816064540
    LC Control Number2006102540

    Mental health refers to people's cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being. We define mental health and explain the different disorders that may arise, as well as potential treatments.


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