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Mental health issues and the media an introduction for health professionals by Morris, Gary

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English


  • Mental health,
  • Mass media in mental health education,
  • Health in mass media,
  • Communications Media,
  • Mental Health,
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGary Morris.
LC ClassificationsRA790.53 .M67 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3408003M
ISBN 100415325307, 0415325315
LC Control Number2005023846

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