TITLE

Psychiatric and Social Factors in the Abortion Decision

AUTHOR(S)
Hamill, Evelyn; Ingram, I. M.
PUB. DATE
February 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;2/9/1974, Vol. 1 Issue 5901, p229
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64109540

 

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