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Cost-effective alternatives in alcoholism treatment

Richard L. Greenstreet

Cost-effective alternatives in alcoholism treatment

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Alcoholics -- Hospital care -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Ambulatory medical care -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- Economic aspects.,
  • Alcoholism -- Hospitals -- Cost of operation.,
  • Alcoholism -- economics.,
  • Alcoholism -- therapy.,
  • Cost Benefit Analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementby Richard L. Greenstreet.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC565 .G695 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2526910M
    ISBN 100398054681
    LC Control Number88002129


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