Ayurvedic and allopathic medicine and mental health
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Ayurvedic and allopathic medicine and mental health proceedings of the Indo-US Workshop on Traditional Medicine and Mental Health, 13-17 October 1996 by Indo-US Workshop on Traditional Medicine and Mental Health (1996 Bangalore, India)

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Published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Mumbai .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Medicine, Ayurvedic -- India.,
  • Mental health -- India.

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Edition Notes

Statement[editors, Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath ... et al.].
SeriesBhavan"s book university, Bhavan"s book university (Unnumbered)
ContributionsRavindranath, Vijayalakshmi., Swami Prakashananda Ayurveda Research Centre., Zandu Foundation for Health Care.
LC ClassificationsR605 .I56 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3714478M
LC Control Number2003318926

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