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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Rockville, Md. (5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Md. 20857), Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Abstracts,
  • Parent and teenager -- United States -- Abstracts,
  • Youth -- Drug use -- United States -- Abstracts,
  • Substance abuse -- Abstracts,
  • Family -- Drug use -- United States -- Abstracts

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Thomas J. Glynn.
SeriesDHHS publication ;, no. (ADM) 81-1151, Research issues ;, 29
ContributionsGlynn, Thomas J., National Institute on Drug Abuse., METROTEC, Inc.
LC ClassificationsHV5825 .D8 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3922208M
LC Control Number81603590

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