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Patient stories

coping with life-changing illnesses

by Andrea King

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Thomson Shore, Inc. in [Dexter, MI] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chronic diseases,
  • Attitudes,
  • Sick,
  • Chronically ill,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Health attitudes,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrea King
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR726.5 .K56 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 141 pages :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26463681M
    ISBN 100983429103
    ISBN 109780983429104
    OCLC/WorldCa813957116


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