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Addiction its causes, problems and treatments by Gilda Berger

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English


  • Substance abuse -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Drug abuse.,
  • Alcoholism.,
  • Smoking.,
  • Food habits.

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Discusses the phenomenon of compulsive dependence on pleasure-giving substances such as drugs, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, and food, as well as causes of, treatments for, and societal attitudes toward such addiction.

Edition Notes

StatementGilda Berger.
LC ClassificationsRC564 .B47 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3483372M
ISBN 100531044270
LC Control Number82002805

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