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Current literature on drug and alcohol abuse

Current literature on drug and alcohol abuse

an annotated bibliography submitted to the U.S. Army Drug and Alcohol Operations Agency

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Published by The Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Bibliography.,
  • Alcoholism -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Federal Research Division, Library of Congress.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Federal Research Division., U.S. Army Drug and Alcohol Operations Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6664.N5 C87 1993, RC566 C87 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 leaves ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16280405M
    LC Control Number94152821

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