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Congenital mental retardation a symposium arranged by William M. McIsaac, James Claghorn, Gordon Farrell

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Published by Published for the Faculty for Advanced Studies of the Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences by the University of Texas P in Austin, London .
Written in English


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Statementproceedings edited by Gordon Farrell.
SeriesAdvances in mental science -- 1
ContributionsFarrell, Gordon., Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences. Faculty for Advanced Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,356p.,2fold plates :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21235789M
ISBN 100292700083

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