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Published by Open University Press in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statement[K257 Course Team]. Introduction and study guide.
SeriesSchool of Health and Social Welfare : a course at second level, K257 -- Introduction and study guide
ContributionsOpen University. Mental health and Distress: Perspectives and Practice Course Team.
The Physical Object
Pagination15p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17199638M
ISBN 100749279915

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