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The rights of persons with mental disabilities: is the UN Convention the answer? An Arab perspective

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Nasser Loza
The Behman Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, email
Mostafa Hussein Omar
The Behman Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, email
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