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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Middle age -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies,
  • Life change events -- Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdmund Sherman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF724.6 .S53 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 267 p. :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2713131M
ISBN 100887063845, 0887063853
LC Control Number86005999

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