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Independent living for adults with mental handicap

"a place of my own"

by Margaret Flynn

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Published by Cassell Educational in London .
Written in English

  • People with mental disabilities -- Care -- Great Britain.,
  • Mentally ill -- Care -- Great Britain.,
  • Community health services -- Great Britain.,
  • Social work with the mentally handicapped -- Great Britain.,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Services for -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret C. Flynn ; with a foreword by Robert B. Edgerton.
    LC ClassificationsHV3008.G7 F59 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 151 p. ;
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19831974M
    ISBN 100304314749

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