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Social causes of illness

by Richard Totman

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine, Psychosomatic.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Totman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC49 .T67 1979b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination263 p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4401296M
    ISBN 100394748050, 0394508564
    LC Control Number79002307

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