Sex role attitudes among female alcoholics changes due to an assertiveness group intervention by Laurie Roth

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  • Women alcoholics -- Attitudes.,
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  • Assertiveness training.

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Statementby Laurie Roth.
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Pagination156 leaves, bound ;
Number of Pages156
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