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The alcoholic woman

Benjamin Karpman

The alcoholic woman

case studies in the psychodynamics of alcoholism

by Benjamin Karpman

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Published by Linacre Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women alcoholics,
  • Alcoholism

  • Edition Notes

    Barbara Grier and Donna McBride collection.

    Statementby Benjamin Karpman ; sponsored by Washington Institute of Medicine Research Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22927362M
    OCLC/WorldCa3009465


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