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Women and mental health in Canada

Women and mental health in Canada

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Published by Canadian Mental Health Association in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Mental health -- Canada.,
  • Women -- Mental health services -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 107-119.

    Statementreport prepared by the Women and Mental Health Committee, Canadian Mental Health Association National Office, Toronto, April 1987.
    ContributionsCanadian Mental Health Association. Women and Mental Health Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 124 p.
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18877332M

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