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The Role of culture in developmental disorder

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Published by Academic Press in San Diego .
Written in English


  • Developmental disabilities -- Social aspects.,
  • Cultural psychiatry.,
  • Developmental disabilities -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Child Development Disorders -- etiology.,
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison.,
  • Culture.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Charles M. Super.
ContributionsSuper, Charles M.
LC ClassificationsRJ131 .R63 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2373064M
ISBN 100126768404
LC Control Number87001124

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