Psychobiological effects of alcohol

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in Rockville, Md .

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  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect,
  • Alcoholism -- United States

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SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 88-1519 (B)
ContributionsNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.)
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Pagination3 p. ;
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Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.) OCLC Number: Notes: "Information in this document is derived from the Sixth Special Report to the U.S.

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The adverse effects of nicotine dependency in cigarette smokers, and the similar psychobiological problems predicted for E-cigarette users. Conflict of Interest Statement The author declares that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.

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