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Published by U.S. DHHS, PHS, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. G.P.O.] in Rockville, Md, [Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Substance-Related Disorders -- genetics.,
  • Genetics, Behavioral.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditors, Roy W. Pickens, Dace S. Svikis.
SeriesNIDA research monograph -- 89, DHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 88-1590
ContributionsPickens, Roy W., Svikis, Dace S., National Institute on Drug Abuse.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 185 p. :
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17840236M

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