The sharing of power in a psychiatric hospital

by Robert Rubenstein

Publisher: Yale University Press in New Haven

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Statementby Robert Rubenstein and Harold D. Lasswell, with an introd. by Stephen Fleck.
ContributionsLasswell, Harold Dwight, 1902-
LC ClassificationsRC445.C8 N46 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 329 p.
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5990681M
LC Control Number66021534

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