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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • AIDS (Disease) in women

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ann O"Leary and Loretta Sweet Jemmott.
SeriesAIDS prevention and mental health, The language of science
ContributionsO"Leary, Ann., Jemmott, Loretta Sweet.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 W645 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL994012M
ISBN 10030647140X, 0306452588
LC Control Number96032542

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