Alcohol Intoxication Psychiatric, Psychological, Forensic Issues (Expert Witness Series) by Eric W. Fine

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Published by American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • Psychology

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11503390M
ISBN 100935645071
ISBN 109780935645071
OCLC/WorldCa39531711

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