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Psychiatry in Ancient Egypt

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Mervat Nasser*
University of Leicester, Clinical Sciences Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
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1 Ghalioungui, P. (1963) Magic and Medical Science in Ancient Egypt. London: Hodder & Stoughton.Google Scholar
2 Maspero, (1912) Guide du Visiteur au Musée del Caire. Printed by Inst. Fr. d'Arch Or, Cairo, IInd ed., 6, 507.Google Scholar
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