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Alcoholic family disorders more than statistics by Roy W. Pickens

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Published by Hazelden in Center City, MN .
Written in English


  • Alcoholics -- Family relationships.,
  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.

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Includes bibliographies.

StatementRoy W. Pickens and Dace S. Svikis.
ContributionsSvikis, Dace S.
LC ClassificationsHV5132 .P53 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2600723M
ISBN 100894862588
LC Control Number85157795

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