Wilsnack, Sharon C.; Wilsnack, Richard W.
December 2002
Alcohol Research & Health;2002, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p245
Academic Journal
Focuses on a series of studies conducted by the International Research Group on Gender and Alcohol on gender-related influences on alcohol use. Precursors of international gender and alcohol research; Key findings; Implications for international alcohol policy.


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