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Published by American Psychological Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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StatementSusan E. Embretson, editor.
ContributionsEmbretson, Susan E.
LC ClassificationsBF176 .M43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23928418M
ISBN 101433806916
ISBN 109781433806919
LC Control Number2009022368

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