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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English



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  • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • Intravenous drug abuse -- United States.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control -- United States -- congresses.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- epidemiology -- United States -- congresses.,
  • Substance Abuse -- prevention & control -- United States -- congresses.,
  • Community Mental Health Services -- United States -- congresses.,
  • Epidemiologic Methods -- congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementDennis G. Fisher, Richard Needle, editors.
ContributionsFisher, Dennis G., Needle, Richard.
LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 A343 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1414114M
ISBN 101560245107, 1560230509
LC Control Number93023471

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