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Psychiatric interventions and malpractice a primer for liability prevention by Robert I. Simon

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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Psychiatrists -- Malpractice -- United States,
  • Insurance, Liability,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Malpractice

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Robert I. Simon.
LC ClassificationsKF2910.P753 S5 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3782986M
ISBN 100398046549
LC Control Number81023321

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