Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder from genes to patients

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Published by Humana Press in Totowa, N.J .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by David Gozal, Dennis L. Molfese.
SeriesContemporary clinical neuroscience
ContributionsGozal, David., Molfese, Dennis L.
LC ClassificationsRJ506.H9 A932 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 559 p. :
Number of Pages559
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23155883M
ISBN 101588293122
LC Control Number2005001924

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