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Published by American Psychiatric Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic,
  • Stress, Psychological -- complications

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Carol S. Fullerton and Robert J. Ursano.
SeriesProgress in psychiatry series ;, #51
ContributionsFullerton, Carol S., Ursano, Robert J., 1947-
LC ClassificationsRC552.P67 P666 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL985966M
ISBN 100880487518
LC Control Number96024027

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