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Measuring schizophrenics understanding of schizophrenia

Gail R. Somer

Measuring schizophrenics understanding of schizophrenia

instrument construction and validation

by Gail R. Somer

  • 186 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patient education.,
  • Psychological tests -- Evaluation.,
  • Schizophrenia.,
  • Schizophrenics -- Testing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gail R. Somer.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 leaves :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18401586M


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