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Aging & addiction helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence by Carol Colleran

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Published by Hazelden in Center City, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Older people -- Alcohol use,
  • Older people -- Drug use,
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment,
  • Drug abuse -- Treatment,
  • Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy -- Aged

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesAging and addiction
StatementCarol Colleran & Debra Jay ; with a foreword by Barry McCaffrey.
SeriesA Hazelden guidebook
ContributionsJay, Debra, 1954-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC564.5.A34 C64 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3320234M
ISBN 10156838792X
LC Control Number2004272169
OCLC/WorldCa49669201

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