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Drugs and Suicide When Other Coping Strategies Fail (SAGE Annual Reviews of Drug and Alcohol Abuse) by Dan J. Lettieri

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English


  • Smoking, alcohol, drugs & substance abuse,
  • Suicide,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Addictions,
  • Drug abuse

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7907635M
ISBN 100803910371
ISBN 109780803910379

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