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By Juan José López-Ibor Jr., George Christodoulou, Mario Maj, Norman Sartorius, Ahmed Okasha

ISBN-10: 0470021233

ISBN-13: 9780470021231

This identify presents a finished review of medical, epidemiological, psychobiological, psychosocial and repair association facets of catastrophe psychiatry.  It takes a realistic process and incorporates a sequence of news on major studies made during this box in a variety of areas of the world. 

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