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Alcoholism; behavioral research, therapeutic approaches by Ruth Fox

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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Alcoholism

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Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by Ruth Fox. Contributors: John D. Armstrong and others. Foreword by Marty Mann.
ContributionsArmstrong, John D.
LC ClassificationsRC565 .F64
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 340 p.
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5994065M
LC Control Number66025518

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