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Indicators of alchohol and drug use in Perth, Western Australia

Wendy Loxley

Indicators of alchohol and drug use in Perth, Western Australia

a report undertaken at the request of the World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland

by Wendy Loxley

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Published by National Centre for Research into the Prevention of Drug Abuse, Curtin University of Technology in Perth, W.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Perth (W.A.)
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- Australia -- Perth (W.A.) -- Statistics.,
    • Alcoholism -- Australia -- Perth (W.A.) -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWendy Loxley, Chris McDonald.
      GenreStatistics.
      ContributionsMcDonald, Chris, World Health Organization.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840.A82 P475 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p. :
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1296629M
      LC Control Number92160246

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