Secular trends in human growth, maturation, and development
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Published by University of Chicago Press for the Society for Research in Child Development in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Body image.,
  • Developmental psychology.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 103-120.

Statementedited by Alex F. Roche.
SeriesMonographs of the Society for Research in Child Development -- 44, nos. 3-4
ContributionsRoche, Alexander F., 1921-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF712 M65 v. 179 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18162782M

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