Law, Behavior, and Mental Health Policy and Practice by Steven R. Smith

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Published by New York University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Torts / delicts,
  • Mental Health,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • United States,
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • Mental health laws,
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • INSANITY_JURISPRUDENCE,
  • Law / Mental Health,
  • Jurisprudence,
  • Insanity,
  • Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Mental health personnel

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8045870M
ISBN 100814778879
ISBN 109780814778876
OCLC/WorldCa19058054

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