Controversies in the addiction"s field

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Alcoholism.,
  • Alcoholism -- Prevention.,
  • Health education.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementAmerican Council on Alcoholism, Inc. ; edited by Ruth C. Engs.
ContributionsEngs, Ruth C., American Council on Alcoholism.
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LC ClassificationsRC565 .C585 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1- > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1976309M
ISBN 100840360576
LC Control Number90217924
OCLC/WorldCa22171280

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