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role of psychosomatic disorder in adult life proceedings of a conference held by the Society for Psychosomatic Research at the Royal College of Physicians, London, November 1961 by Society for Psychosomatic Research.

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Published by Symposium Publications Division, Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Medicine, Psychosomatic -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by J. O. Wisdom and H. H. Wolff.
ContributionsWolff, Heinz Herman Otto., Wisdom, J. O.
LC ClassificationsRC"49"S58"1965
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p.
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20148858M

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