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Are local NHS services for treating severe mental illness adequate? a major survey of UK health authorities

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Published by Zito Trust in [Hay-on-Wye] .
Written in English


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StatementThe Zito Trust.
ContributionsZito Trust.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 leaves :
Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL18548156M

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