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Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Comparative Study in North Carolina, London and Glasgow

  • Myron G. Sandifer (a1), Anthony Hordern (a2), Gerald C. Timbury (a3) and Linda M. Green (a4)

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“What's the use of their having names” the Gnat said, “if they won't answer to them?” “No use to them“, said Alice, “but it's useful to the people that name them, I suppose. If not, why do things have names at all?”

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Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Comparative Study in North Carolina, London and Glasgow

  • Myron G. Sandifer (a1), Anthony Hordern (a2), Gerald C. Timbury (a3) and Linda M. Green (a4)
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