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Legal and ethical dictionary for mental health professionals

C. Emmanuel Ahia

Legal and ethical dictionary for mental health professionals

by C. Emmanuel Ahia

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health laws -- United States -- Dictionaries,
  • Mental health personnel -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Dictionaries,
  • Mental health personnel -- Professional ethics -- United States,
  • Medical ethics -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementC. Emmanuel Ahia.
    GenreDictionaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3828 .A934 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24019197M
    ISBN 100761846832, 0761846840
    ISBN 109780761846833, 9780761846840
    LC Control Number2009926392

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