Brief intervention for alcohol problems.
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Published by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in [Rockville, MD?] .
Written in English


  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Prevention.

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Edition Notes

SeriesAlcohol alert -- no. 43.
ContributionsNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination3, [1] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15575906M

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