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Mental Health Issues of Older Women

A Comprehensive Review for Health Care Professionals

by Victor J. Malatesta

  • 193 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gerontology,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Mental Disorders,
  • Mental Health,
  • Middle-aged women,
  • Older women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9487849M
    ISBN 100789035987
    ISBN 109780789035981


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