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primer for today"s substance abuse counselor

by Rostyslaw Robak

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Published by Lexington Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Substance abuse -- Treatment.,
  • Drug addicts -- Counseling of.,
  • Psychotherapy.,
  • Counseling.,
  • Substance Abuse -- rehabilitation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-146) and indexes.

    StatementRostyslaw Robak.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC564 .R6 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1532410M
    ISBN 100669269352, 0669269344
    LC Control Number91010040

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