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Published by s.n. in Boston? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychiatric Hospitals,
  • Commitment of Mentally Ill

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby W.W. Godding
ContributionsMassachusetts. State Board of Health, Lunacy, and Charity, Royal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26274916M

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