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3 edition of Alcoholism - society"s responsibility. found in the catalog.

Alcoholism - society"s responsibility.

Workshop on Alcoholism (1958 Asilomar, Calif.)

Alcoholism - society"s responsibility.

[Proceedings of a statewide workshop on alcoholism, Asilomar, California, October 13-17, 1958.

by Workshop on Alcoholism (1958 Asilomar, Calif.)

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Published in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Californina. -- Alcoholic Rehabilitation Division,
  • Alcoholics -- California,
  • Alcoholism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementSponsored by Division of Alcoholic Rehabilitation California State Department of Public Health in cooperation with University of California, Berkeley and others.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p.
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22964593M
    OCLC/WorldCa13723648

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    Study Alcohol test two flashcards from Jacob M. on StudyBlue. Alcoholism represents an absence of willpower or a disregard for societys rules and expectations. Family history and being raised in a culture with a high rate of alcoholism is a strong predictor of alcoholism according to vaillants book. T. Christian views on alcohol are varied. Throughout the first 1, years of Church history, Christians generally consumed alcoholic beverages as a common part of everyday life and used "the fruit of the vine" in their central rite—the Eucharist or Lord's Supper. They held that both the Bible and Christian tradition taught that alcohol is a gift from God that makes life more joyous, but that.


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