Pathways of Addiction: Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research
Publisher: National Academies Press 1996
Number of pages: 330
Drug abuse persists as one of the most costly and contentious problems on the nation's agenda. This volume meets the need for a clear and thoughtful national research agenda that will yield the greatest benefit from today's limited resources.
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