Responding to addiction in the family natural and assisted change in coping behaviour by Alex Copello

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .

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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, School of Psychology.

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Statementby Alexandre Georges Copello.
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Pagination261p. ;
Number of Pages261
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Open LibraryOL21877207M

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