Social work & mental disorder a practical guide for social workers by David Beech

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  • Psychiatric social work -- Great Britain.

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Bibliography, p110. - Includes index.

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Statementby David Beech.
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LC ClassificationsHV689
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Pagination112p. :
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL17361899M
ISBN 100948680040

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