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A follow-up to the 2001 award-winning moment version, the Encyclopedia of gear, Alcohol, and Addictive habit, third variation, will replace and extend upon the social, scientific, felony, and political concerns regarding medicines and alcohol and linked behaviors. The swift speed of analysis within the fields of substance abuse and non-substance abuse addictions considering the fact that booklet of the 2d variation warrants a brand new exploration of the sector. within the MacMillan Reference united states culture, a board of famous students within the fields of gear, alcohol, and dependancy carry new scholarship in the self-discipline to the set along dialogue of themes usually pointed out in today's media. insurance of those innovations past the U.S. - in the course of the eu Union, Asia, and past - will considerably extend. records through the set can be revisited and carefully up to date, and the A-Z access association should be maintained. a strong cumulative index will entire the paintings.

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