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Mental health and the deaf approaches and prospects; a report. by National Conference on Mental Health Services for Deaf People Houston, Tex. 1968.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare in [Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Deaf -- Mental health services -- Congresses.,
  • Mental health -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Kenneth Z. Altshuler [and] John D. Rainer.
ContributionsAltshuler, Kenneth Z., ed., Rainer, John D. 1921- ed., New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV2526 .N29 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 162 p.
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5697205M
LC Control Number70099881

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