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Gender and stress

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Published by Free Press, Collier Macmillan Publishers in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Stress (Psychology),
  • Sex differences (Psychology),
  • Women -- Psychology,
  • Sex Characteristics,
  • Stress, Psychological

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Rosalind C. Barnett, Lois Biener, Grace K. Baruch.
ContributionsBarnett, Rosalind C., Biener, Lois., Baruch, Grace K.
LC ClassificationsBF575.S75 G45 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 386 p. :
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2383286M
ISBN 100029013801
LC Control Number87012053

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