Person with epilepsy at work
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Person with epilepsy at work

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Published by The Group in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Epilepsy.

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Edition Notes

Statementformulated by the Committee on Psychiatry in Industry, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.
SeriesReport / Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry -- no. 36., Report (Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry) -- no. 36.
ContributionsGroup for the Advancement of Psychiatry. Committee on Psychiatry in Industry.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 135-147 ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16857891M

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