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Published by Croom Helm in London, Dover, N.H .
Written in English



  • Europe.


  • Mental health policy -- Europe.,
  • Mental health services -- Europe.,
  • Health Policy -- trends -- Europe.,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Steen P. Mangen.
ContributionsMangen, Stephen P.
LC ClassificationsRA790.7.E9 M45 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3026260M
ISBN 100709917554
LC Control Number85006661

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