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Research on Alcoholics Anonymous

Research on Alcoholics Anonymous

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Published by Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholics Anonymous -- Research,
  • Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Barbara S. McCrady and William R. Miller.
    ContributionsMcCrady, Barbara S., Miller, William R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5278 .R47 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 430 p. ;
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1748139M
    LC Control Number92063233
    OCLC/WorldCa28980269


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