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Therapeutic community. Report and comments on the seminar at Dikemark Hospital, April 28th and 29th, 1966. by

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Published in Asker .
Written in English


  • Social psychiatry -- Congresses.,
  • Group psychotherapy -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographies.

Statement(Editor: Bjørn Østberg.)
ContributionsØstberg, Bjørn, ed., Asker, Norway. Dikemark sykehus.
LC ClassificationsRC455 .T5
The Physical Object
Pagination171 l.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5259923M
LC Control Number75355241

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