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Becoming a psychologist, theoretical foundations for a humanistic psychology. by Jan Smedslund

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Published by Universitetsforlaget, Halsted Press in Oslo, [New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Humanistic psychology.,
  • Psychology -- Methodology.,
  • Psychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 237-240.

SeriesScandinavian university books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF204 .S53 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5412849M
ISBN 100470799153
LC Control Number73004043

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