Mental health treatment services to abused children a report based on the proceedings of a national symposium, March 5-7, 1985, Toronto

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Published by Health and Welfare Canada in Ottawa .

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  • Abused children -- Canada -- Congresses.,
  • Child Psychiatry -- Congresses.,
  • Child health services -- Canada -- Congresses.,
  • Child mental health services -- Canada -- Congresses.

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Statementsponsored by the Mental Health Division, Health Services Directorate, Health Services and Promotion Branch, Health and Welfare Canada.
ContributionsCanada. Mental Health Division.
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LC ClassificationsRJ502.C2 M54 1985
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Paginationvii, 92 p. ;
Number of Pages92
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Open LibraryOL17396403M
ISBN 100662149785

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