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Forensic Psychiatry Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues by John Gunn

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann .
Written in English


  • Comparative law,
  • English Law,
  • Forensic Medicine,
  • Medical ethics,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages1050
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9535675M
ISBN 100750623179
ISBN 109780750623179

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