Influence of hormones on the nervous system
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Influence of hormones on the nervous system proceedings of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology, Brooklyn, N. Y., June 22-25, l970. by

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Published by S. Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English


  • Neuroendocrinology -- Congresses.,
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology -- Congresses.

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StatementEdited by D. H. Ford.
ContributionsFord, Donald Herbert, 1921-, International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology.
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Paginationxx, 503 p.
Number of Pages503
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Open LibraryOL22054055M

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