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Psychiatric signs and symptoms due to medical problems.

Sydney Walker

Psychiatric signs and symptoms due to medical problems.

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychological manifestations of general diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementWith forewords by Sir Francis Walshe and Peter H. Knapp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC69 .W25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 299 p.
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5540631M
    LC Control Number67018349


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Early sections are divided on the basis of medical diseases, including symptoms, signs, and laboratory studies.

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Morrison addresses the problems presented by psychiatric patients who may suffer from medical disorders, helping the clinician make sense of symptom presentations that are often confusing and on occasion mysterious and baffling/5(7). Psychiatric signs and symptoms due to medical problems. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [] (OCoLC) Online version: Walker, Sydney.

Psychiatric signs and symptoms due to medical problems. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sydney Walker.

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