Why teenagers act the way they do
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Published by Group Books in Loveland, Colo .
Written in English


  • Personality in adolescence.,
  • Parent and teenager.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 428-429.

StatementG. Keith Olson.
LC ClassificationsBF724.3.P4 O45 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination429 p. :
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2379839M
ISBN 100931529174
LC Control Number87008385

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