Family vs. professional carers and white vs. African-Caribbean carers
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Family vs. professional carers and white vs. African-Caribbean carers differing perceptions of mental illness and service provision by Sarah Leigh Dexter-Smith

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, Faculty of Science.

Statementby Sarah Leigh Dexter-Smith.
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Open LibraryOL18073397M

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