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Passion and reason making sense of our emotions by Richard S. Lazarus

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Published by Oxofrd University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Emotions,
  • Affect (Psychology),
  • Adjustment (Psychology)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-311) and index.

StatementRichard S. Lazarus, Bernice N. Lazarus.
ContributionsLazarus, Bernice N.
LC ClassificationsBF561 .L38 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 321 p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1085446M
ISBN 100195087577
LC Control Number94009320

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