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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research in Rockville, MD .
Written in English


  • Substance Abuse -- prevention & control -- United States -- congresses.,
  • Program Evaluation -- methods -- congresses.,
  • Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care) -- methods -- congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditor, William J. Bukoski.
SeriesNIDA research monograph -- 170., NIH publication -- no. 97-4146.
ContributionsBukoski, William J., National Institute on Drug Abuse. Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research., National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 263 p. :
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18097335M

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