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Alcoholism and excessive drinking

D H. Reader

Alcoholism and excessive drinking

a sociological review.

by D H. Reader

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Published by National Institute for Personnel Research in Johannesburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPsychologia Africa. Monograph supplements. 1967 -- no.3
The Physical Object
Pagination69p.
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13695202M

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