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Alcohol problems in the community

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholism -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Larry Harrison.
      ContributionsHarrison, Larry, 1946-
      LC ClassificationsHV5446 .A4 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1277487M
      ISBN 100415110424, 0415110432
      LC Control Number95009190

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