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Published by Journal of the American Academy of Psychotherapists] in [Westwood, N.J .
Written in English


  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Congresses.,
  • Subconsciousness.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Jules Barron and Renee Nell.
SeriesAnnals of psychotherapy,, v. 5, no. 1, Monograph no. 8
ContributionsBarron, Jules, ed., Nell, Renee, joint ed.
LC ClassificationsRC475 .A55 no. 8
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5939431M
LC Control Number65009360

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