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Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Amnesia.,
  • Memory -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Memory -- Effect of drugs on.,
  • Neuropsychology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Larry R. Squire and Nelson Butters.
ContributionsSquire, Larry R., Butters, Nelson.
LC ClassificationsRC394.A5 N48 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 655 p. :
Number of Pages655
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842705M
ISBN 100898626382
LC Control Number84004642

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