Adolescence: some critical issues by Mitchell, John J.

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada in Toronto .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Adolescence.,
  • Adolescent psychology.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 149-153.

Book details

Statement[by] John J. Mitchell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ796 .M565
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 153 p.
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5472216M
ISBN 100039280829
LC Control Number73175382
OCLC/WorldCa750326

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