Women and addictions

a research report by Joanne Ings

Publisher: The Department in [Prince Edward Island]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and written by Joanne Ings ; prepared for Women"s Division, P.E.I., Department of Labour.
ContributionsPrince Edward Island. Women"s Division.
LC ClassificationsHV5137 .I54 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p. :
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1972493M
LC Control Number90211321

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