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6 edition of Community mental health legislation found in the catalog.

Community mental health legislation

the formative process

by Henry A. Foley

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Published by D.C. Heath in Lexington, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community mental health services -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry A. Foley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3828
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv,157p. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21588033M
    ISBN 100669993743


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