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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English


  • Reminiscing in old age -- Therapeutic use.,
  • Nursing home patients -- Mental health.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-189) and index.

StatementDonna E. Schafer.
SeriesGarland studies on the elderly in America
LC ClassificationsRC451.4.N87 S33 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1435944M
ISBN 100815316143
LC Control Number93048154

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