Understanding adolescence current developments in adolescent psychology by James Frederick Adams

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Adolescent psychology.

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

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Statement[edited by] James F. Adams.
LC ClassificationsBF724 .A25 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 451 p. :
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4419679M
ISBN 100205069312
LC Control Number79023928

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