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Perspectives on mental health in urban areas

J. A. Giggs

Perspectives on mental health in urban areas

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Published by Dept. of Geography, The University in Nottingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous geographic environments,
  • Human ecology,
  • Mental health -- Social aspects,
  • Mental health -- England -- Nottingham (Nottinghamshire)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 147-166.

    StatementJ.A. Giggs and P.M. Mather.
    SeriesNottingham monographs in applied geography : -- no. 3
    ContributionsMather, Paul M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA790 G5 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18639724M

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