2 edition of Alcoholism and the family found in the catalog.
Alcoholism and the family
With special reference to South Kanara, India.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -155).
|Statement||Mohammed Peer, Hilda K. Rayappan.|
|Contributions||Rayappan, Hilda K., Prajna Counselling Centre (Mangalore, India)|
|LC Classifications||HV5595.A3 S686 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||155 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||155|
|LC Control Number||96901615|
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Alcoholism and the Family Robert J. Ackerman, Ph.D. Living with an alcoholic is a family affair. Because it subjects all members of a household to constant stress and fears of various kinds, it has often been referred to as a “family illness.” To one degree or another, all members of the family File Size: 77KB.
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