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Families and the Mental Health System for Children and Adolescents Policy, Services, and Research (Children"s Mental Health Services Annuals) by

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English


  • Central government policies,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Social work,
  • Teenagers,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Health Services For Children And Youth,
  • Medical,
  • Psychology,
  • Research,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Mental health services,
  • Social Science / Research,
  • Family,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Child mental health services

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCraig Anne Heflinger (Editor), Carol T. Nixon (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8028318M
ISBN 100761902678
ISBN 109780761902676

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