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Child neglect identification and assessment by Janet Anne Basarab-Horwath

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke [England], New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-263) and index.

StatementJan Horwath
LC ClassificationsHV6626.5 .B37 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 281 p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24378062M
ISBN 101403933464
ISBN 109781403933461
LC Control Number2006051500

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