TITLE

Diagnosis of Hysteria

AUTHOR(S)
Merskey, H.
PUB. DATE
July 1965
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;7/3/1965, Vol. 2 Issue 5452, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64059317

 

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