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Alcoholism and social policy

Mary Tuck

Alcoholism and social policy

are we on the right lines?

by Mary Tuck

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholism -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mary Tuck.
      SeriesHome Office research study ;, no. 65, Home Office research studies ;, no. 65.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5446 .T8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3866537M
      ISBN 10011340705X
      LC Control Number81188308

      Buddy T is an anonymous writer and founding member of the Online Al-Anon Outreach Committee with decades of experience writing about alcoholism. Steven Gans, MD is board-certified in psychiatry and is an active supervisor, teacher, and mentor at Massachusetts General Hospital. One misconception that many people dealing with alcoholism have is.


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