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Alcohol and old age

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Published by Grune & Stratton in New York .
Written in English

  • Older people -- Alcohol use.,
  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.,
  • Geriatric psychiatry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Brian L. Mishara and Robert Kastenbaum.
    SeriesSeminars in psychiatry, Seminars in psychiatry (New York, N.Y. : 1975)
    ContributionsKastenbaum, Robert, joint author.
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.A5 M57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4402425M
    ISBN 100808912267
    LC Control Number79003777

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