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This replace to the critically-acclaimed first version presents in 2 volumes comprehensible but exact details on psychological issues and stipulations. that includes an easy-to-use structure and written in non-technical language, the Encyclopedia comprises entries for all one hundred fifty issues categorized within the Diagnostic and Statistical guide of psychological problems, textual content revision (DSM-IV-TR). It additionally positive aspects entries for prescription, replacement and over the counter medicines, in addition to a number of the treatments used to regard psychological issues.

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