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A one day Workshop on Risk Factors for Suicide, convened on March 14, 2001 for the Committe on the Pathophysiology and Prevention of Adult and Adolescent Suicide of the Institute of Medicine.

Statementprepared by Sara K. Goldsmith [editor, and] Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health, Institute of Medicine.
SeriesCompass series, Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
ContributionsGoldsmith, Sara K., Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health.
LC ClassificationsRC569 .R567 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3582268M
ISBN 100309076250
LC Control Number2002278961

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