A handbook of social & behavioural epidemiology in Africa by Lola Vivian Adekunl

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Published by Vita Books Publications in Ibadan, Nigeria .

Written in English

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  • Behaviorism (Psychology),
  • Social skills,
  • Epidemiology

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesHandbook of social and behavioural epidemiology in Africa
StatementLola Vivian Adekun
LC ClassificationsBF199 .A34 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24903776M
ISBN 109782802247
LC Control Number2010289900

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