Suicide and depression among drug abusers
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Suicide and depression among drug abusers by Margaret Allison

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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, Division of Clinical Research in Rockville, Md .
Written in English


  • Drug abuse -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Suicide.,
  • Depression, Mental.

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Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Allison, Robert L. Hubbard, Harold M. Ginzburg.
SeriesTreatment research monograph series, DHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 85-1411.
ContributionsHubbard, Robert L., Ginzburg, Harold M., Research Triangle Institute., National Institute on Drug Abuse. Division of Clinical Research.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 60, A2 p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16583890M

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