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In praise of madness realness therapy--the self reclaimed by Paul J. Stern

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English


  • Mental illness

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Statementby Paul J. Stern with the assistance of Charles C. McArthur.
LC ClassificationsRC460 .S76
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5284489M
ISBN 100393010562
LC Control Number72003181

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