The social context of health

Cover of: The social context of health | Michael Hardey

Published by Open University Press in Buckingham [England], Philadelphia, Pa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social medicine.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-173) and index.

Book details

StatementMichael Hardey.
SeriesHealth psychology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA418 .H33 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL345807M
ISBN 100335198635, 0335198643
LC Control Number98004843

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