Constitutional rights of the mentally ill: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, first and second sessions ...
U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1970 - Mental health laws - 995 pages
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Vail Dr David J medical director Department of Public Welfare
Yochelson Dr Leon chairman of the Committee on Mental Health
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