Community care and the mentally handicapped

services for mothers and their mentally handicapped children by Sam Ayer

Publisher: Croom Helm in London, Dover, N.H

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  • People with mental disabilities -- Services for -- Great Britain,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Government policy -- Great Britain,
  • Community Mental Health Services -- Great Britain,
  • Mental Retardation,
  • Family

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

StatementSam Ayer, Andy Alaszewski.
ContributionsAlaszewski, Andy.
LC ClassificationsHV3008.G7 A93 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2868041M
ISBN 100709905335
LC Control Number84045289

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