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Problem drinking and alcoholism.

New York (State) Interdepartmental Health Resources Board.

Problem drinking and alcoholism.

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH. D. Kruse, editor. Prepared under the auspices of the Advisory Committee on Alcoholism of the New York State Interdepartmental Health Resources Board.
    ContributionsKruse, H. D. 1900-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5060 .K7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL217269M
    LC Control Numbera 59009854
    OCLC/WorldCa14616417


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