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Genetics and Mental Retardation Syndromes A New Look at Behavior and Interventions by Elisabeth M. Dykens

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Published by Brookes Publishing Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hereditary diseases & disorders,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Medical,
  • Behavior genetics,
  • Psychology,
  • Mental retardation,
  • Mental Health,
  • Behavior Therapy,
  • Mental Illness,
  • General,
  • Genetic aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8601007M
ISBN 101557664714
ISBN 109781557664716

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