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Understanding Sleep and Dreaming by William H. Moorcroft

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • Sleep & dreams,
  • Physiological aspects,
  • Sleep,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Sleep disorders,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Mental Health,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Medical-Mental Health,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Clinical Psychology,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Psychiatry - Psychopharmacology,
  • Dreams

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9487984M
ISBN 100306474255
ISBN 109780306474255

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