Financing mental health services perspectives for the 1980s by Margaret M. Hastings

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, Office of Policy Analysis and Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, Md .

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Statementprepared by Margaret M. Hastings for the National Institute of Mental Health.
SeriesDHHS publication ;, no. (ADM) 86-1438
ContributionsNational Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Office of Policy Analysis and Coordination.
LC ClassificationsRA790.6 .H37 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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Open LibraryOL2344079M
LC Control Number86601428

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