Psychological approaches to child abuse

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  • Child abuse -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Child abuse -- Prevention.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Neil Frude.
ContributionsFrude, Neil.
LC ClassificationsHV715 .P79
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4106635M
ISBN 100847669254
LC Control Number80021371

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