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Community care with special reference to adult mentally ill and mentally handicapped people

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Social Services Committee.

Community care with special reference to adult mentally ill and mentally handicapped people

minutes of evidence Wednesday 24 October 1984.

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Social Services Committee.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Series[HC]. [1983-84] -- 379-xvii
ContributionsNational Association of Health Authorities in England and Wales., RoyalCollege of General Practitioners., National Autistic Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14910099M
ISBN 100100088244

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