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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Rockville, Md, Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drug abuse -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Women -- Drug use.,
  • Women -- Psychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesServices Research monograph series, DHEW publication ; no. (ADM) 79-816, Services Research monograph series., DHEW publication ;, no. (ADM) 79-816.
ContributionsBurt Associates., National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC564 .C47
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4064901M
LC Control Number79602768

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