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Mental growth and personality development

Lester W. Sontag

Mental growth and personality development

a longitudinal study

by Lester W. Sontag

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Published by Kraus Reprint in New York .
Written in English

  • Genetic psychology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLester W. Sontag, Charles T. Baker, Virginia L. Nelson.
    SeriesFels monograph series, Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development -- v. 23, no. 2, serial no. 68, Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development -- v. 23, no. 2.
    ContributionsBaker, Charles T., Nelson, Virginia L., Society for Research in Child Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23376363M

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