Statutes of Virginia relating to mental hygiene and hospitals.
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Statutes of Virginia relating to mental hygiene and hospitals.

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Published by Michie Co. in Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English



  • Virginia.


  • Mental health laws -- Virginia.

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Edition Notes

StatementIssued by the Department of Mental Hygiene and Hospitals.
ContributionsVirginia. Dept. of Mental Hygiene and Hospitals.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6064485M
LC Control Number50000223

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