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Published by American Dance Therapy Association in Columbia, MD .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementinitial editor, Dolores M. Plunk-Burdick ; editor and manuscript preparation, Edna L. Fulton ; assistant editor, Sharon Chaiklin.
ContributionsPlunk-Burdick, Dolores M., Fulton, Edna L., Chaiklin, Sharon.
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17761905M

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