Sex differences in body perception.
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Sex differences in body perception. by Seymour Fisher

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Published by American Psychological Association in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Body image.

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Edition Notes

SeriesPsychological monographs: general and applied,, v. 78, no. 14; whole no. 591
LC ClassificationsBF1 .P8 vol. 78, no. 14
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5934030M
LC Control Number65000059

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