College women, alcohol consumption, and negative sexual outcomes
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College women, alcohol consumption, and negative sexual outcomes

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Published in 1992 .
Written in English


  • Women college students -- Sexual behavior.,
  • Women college students -- Alcohol use.,
  • Women college students -- Attitudes.

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Statementby Debora L. Good.
The Physical Object
Pagination129 leaves
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16909214M

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