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The psychological treatment of depression a guide to the theory and practice of cognitive-behaviour therapy by J. Mark G. Williams

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Depression,Mental.,
  • Cognitive therapy.,
  • Behavior therapy.,
  • Depression -- Therapy.,
  • Behavior therapy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJ. Mark G. Williams.
LC ClassificationsRC537
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20941182M
ISBN 100029346606

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