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Published by Psychology Press in Hove .
Written in English


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Special issue of Cognition and Emotion, Vol.11, no.5/6, 1997.

Statementedited by Ian H. Gotlib ; co-editors Howard S. Kurtzman and Mary C. Blehar.
SeriesCognition and Emotion, 1997 -- vol.11, no.5/6
ContributionsGotlib, Ian H. 1951-
The Physical Object
Paginationp.497-678 :
Number of Pages678
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22601227M
ISBN 100863779735

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