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Mind-Altering Drugs

Richard C. Stephens

Mind-Altering Drugs

Use, Abuse, and Treatment (Law and Criminal Justice System)

by Richard C. Stephens

  • 218 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism,
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • United States,
  • Psychotropic drugs,
  • Self-Help,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Prevention,
  • Drug abuse

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7907999M
    ISBN 100803926677
    ISBN 109780803926677
    OCLC/WorldCa13525224


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