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Published by Brunner/Mazel in New York .
Written in English


  • Self.,
  • Psychotherapy.,
  • Ego.,
  • Psychoanalytic Therapy.,
  • Psychotherapy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Hyman L. Muslin and Eduardo R. Val.
ContributionsVal, Eduardo R.
LC ClassificationsRC489.S43 M87 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2377932M
ISBN 100876304641
LC Control Number87006356

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