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Sex differences in children. Mental ability and certain types of behavior problems and personality disorders. by Canada. Mental Health Division.

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Published in Ottawa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Child study,
  • Mental tests

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Includes bibliographies.

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LC ClassificationsLB1131 C2
The Physical Object
Pagination82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14737183M

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