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Neurotransmission and disturbed behavior

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Published by Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema in Utrecht .
Written in English


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Statementedited by H. M. van Praag and J. Bruinvels.
ContributionsBruinvels, J., Praag, Herman Meïr van., Federatie voor Epilepsie-Bestrijding., Interdisciplinary Society of Biological Psychiatry.
LC ClassificationsRC455.4.B5 N48, RC455.4B5 N48
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 312 p., [1] fold. leaf :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22187360M
ISBN 10903132708X, 0893350494

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