Children"s conceptions of shyness
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Written in English

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Being Chapter 6 from International handbook of social anxiety : concepts, research and interventions relating to the self and shyness edited by W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden, 2001 (pp.119-136).

StatementNicola Yuill and Robin Banerjee.
ContributionsBanerjee, Robin Anil., Crozier, W. Ray, 1945-, Alden, Lynn E.
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Open LibraryOL16202541M

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