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Social policy and mental health

Bertram S. Brown

Social policy and mental health

adventure at the borderline

by Bertram S. Brown

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Published by Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, University of Texas in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health policy -- United States.,
  • United States -- Social policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bertram S. Brown.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16563120M

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