Self-esteem, loneliness, and locus of control as predictors of adolescent alcohol use
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Self-esteem, loneliness, and locus of control as predictors of adolescent alcohol use by Deborah Anne Sundheimer

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Youth -- Alcohol use -- Study and teaching,
  • Children -- Alcohol use,
  • Youth -- Drug use -- Study and teaching -- United States,
  • Self-esteem -- Study and teaching

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Edition Notes

Statementby Deborah Anne Sundheimer
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 73 leaves :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14972761M

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