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Psychological functioning in the normal aging and senile aged. Report of an international colloquium held at Semmering (Austria), June 23-25, (1966)

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Published by Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English

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  • Older people -- Psychology.

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Edition Notes

StatementColloquium editors: Sheila S. [sic] Chown and K. F. Riegel.
SeriesInterdisciplinary topics in gerontology ;, v. 1
ContributionsChown, Sheila M., ed., Riegel, Klaus F., ed., International Association of Gerontology.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1060 .I53 vol. 1
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 153 p.
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4589134M
LC Control Number77351150

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