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Buspirone a new introduction to the treatment of anxiety

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Published by Royal Society of Medicine Services in London .
Written in English


  • Antidepressants.,
  • Anxiety -- Chemotherapy.

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Statementedited by M. Lader.
SeriesInternational congress and symposium series -- no. 133
ContributionsLader, Malcolm Harold.
LC ClassificationsRC531
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 79 p. --
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20305221M
ISBN 100905958683

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