Alcoholism: modern concepts of cause and therapy. by Symposium on Alcoholism Nutley, N.J. 1971.

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Published by [Academy of Medicine of New Jersey] in Bloomfield, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Alcoholism -- Congresses.,
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Congresses.

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StatementEdited by Morris H. Saffron.
SeriesTransactions of the Academy of Medicine of New Jersey, 1
ContributionsSaffron, Morris Harold, ed., Academy of Medicine of New Jersey., Academy of General Practice of New Jersey.
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LC ClassificationsRC565 .S953 1971
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Pagination107 p.
Number of Pages107
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Open LibraryOL5465571M
LC Control Number73168397

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