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Interaction of alcohol and other drugs an annotated bibliography of the scientific literature on the interaction of ethanol and other chemical compounds normally absent in vivo, the influence of congeners in alcoholic beverages, conjunctive addiction to ethanol plus other drugs, and cross-tolerance between ethanol and other compounds. by Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario. Documentation Dept.

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Published by Addiction Research Foundation in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drug-alcohol interactions.,
  • Alcoholism -- Abstracts.

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Edition Notes

StatementCompiled at the Addiction Research Foundation Documentation Dept. by E. Polacsek [and others] With a foreword by Mark Keller.
SeriesAddiction Research Foundation bibliographic series, no. 3
ContributionsPolacsek, E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRM302 .A43 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 561 p.
Number of Pages561
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5466235M
LC Control Number73169088

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