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Peer pressure it by Lenore Gelb

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Published by National Institute on Drug Abuse, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Rockville, MD, Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Stress (Psychology),
  • Youth -- Drug use -- United States

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Edition Notes

SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 83-1271
ContributionsNational Institute on Drug Abuse
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14910384M

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