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Psychopharmacology of old age

Psychopharmacology of old age

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric pharmacology.,
  • Psychopharmacology.,
  • Psychopharmacology -- In old age -- Congresses.,
  • Mental disorders -- In old age -- Congresses.,
  • Cognition disorders -- In old age -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David Wheatley.
    SeriesBritish Association for Psychopharmacology monograph ;, no. 3, Oxford medical publications
    ContributionsWheatley, David, 1919-, British Association for Psychopharmacology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC953.7 .P78 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3488423M
    ISBN 100192613731
    LC Control Number82008089

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