The psychology of women"s health and health care
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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • Women"s health services.,
  • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Psychological aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Paula Nicolson and Jane Ussher ; consultant editor Jo Campling.
ContributionsNicolson, Paula., Ussher, Jane M., 1961-, Campling, Jo.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,274p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22596685M
ISBN 100333539621

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