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Parental death and psychological development by Ellen B. Berlinsky

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English


  • Children and death.,
  • Parents -- Death -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Bereavement -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Maternal deprivation.,
  • Paternal deprivation.,
  • Child development.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEllen B. Berlinsky, Henry B. Biller.
ContributionsBiller, Henry B.
LC ClassificationsBF723.D3 B47 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3506737M
ISBN 100669058750
LC Control Number82048015

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