Human aging II

an eleven-year followup biomedical and behavioral study
  • 144 Pages
  • 4.44 MB
  • English

Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U. S. Govt. Print. Off. , Rockville, Md, Washington
Aging -- United States., Aging -- Psychological asp
Statementedited by Samuel Granick and Robert D. Patterson.
SeriesDHEW publication -- no. (ADM) 77-123., DHEW publication -- no. (ADM) 77-123.
ContributionsGranick, Samuel, 1916-, Patterson, Robert D., National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 144 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17539941M

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