9 edition of Drugs and disease found in the catalog.
Explains the nature of drugs, their effect on the body, the patterns and biological causes of addiction, and the consequences of drug abuse.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.
|Statement||Jacqueline L. Harris.|
|Series||Bodies in crisis|
|LC Classifications||RC564.3 .H37 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||93025912|
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