psychic function of religion in mental illness and health
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psychic function of religion in mental illness and health formulated by the Committee on Psychiatry and Religion, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. by Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. Committee on Psychiatry.

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Published by The Group in New York .
Written in English


  • Psychiatry and religion

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Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesGroup for the Advancement of Psychiatry. Report, no.67, Jan. l958
The Physical Object
Pagination647-730 p. :
Number of Pages730
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14471457M

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