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Alcoholism/what are we going to do about it?

Alcoholism/what are we going to do about it?

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Published by American Hospital Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • U.S.
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Alcoholism -- Hospitals -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Alcoholism -- Therapy.,
    • Hospital administration -- U.S.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: v. 1, p. 6-8.

      ContributionsAmerican Hospital Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5275 .A6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5067569M
      ISBN 100872581462
      LC Control Number74075400
      OCLC/WorldCa979401


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The ninth step promises can be found through pages in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. If we are painstaking about this phase of our development we will be amazed before we are halfway through.

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