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Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Forensic psychology.,
  • Forensic psychiatry.,
  • Evidence, Expert -- United States.,
  • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGary B. Melton ... [et al.].
ContributionsMelton, Gary B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF8922 .P77 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 794 p. ;
Number of Pages794
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL664588M
ISBN 101572302364
LC Control Number97010163

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