forgotten factor in physical and mental health what does the research show? : an independent study seminar by David B. Larson

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Published by National Institute for Healthcare in [Rockville, Md.] .

Written in English

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  • Mental health -- Religious aspects.,
  • Psychiatry and religion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-170)

Book details

Statementby David B. Larson, Susan S. Larson.
ContributionsLarson, Susan S.
LC ClassificationsBL65.M45 L37 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL433973M
LC Control Number98142456

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