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Alcoholism and related problems

Alcoholism and related problems

issues for the American public.

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholism -- United States.,
    • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAmerican Assembly.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5292 .A388 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 208 p. ;
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2851144M
      ISBN 100130214868, 0130214787
      LC Control Number84013451


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