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Abnormal ideas and nervous super-excitability

John McGee MacCormac

Abnormal ideas and nervous super-excitability

Delivered before the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, 7th Dec., 1897.

by John McGee MacCormac

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Published by Mullan in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBelfast Natural History and Philosophical Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19329533M

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