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Child psychology, a developmental perspective

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StatementWilliam J. Meyer, Jerome B. Dusek.
ContributionsDusek, Jerome B., joint author.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: Part I. The Foundations of Abnormal Child Psychology: A Developmental Perspective --Abnormal Child Psychology: Past, Present and Future --Understanding Abnormal Development: Theoretical Perspectives --Understanding Abnormal Development: Risks.

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