Depression among alcoholics in a Turkish sample

Eker, Duygu Nihal
Kabakcı, Eb
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D. N. Eker and E. Kabakcı, “Depression among alcoholics in a Turkish sample,” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, pp. 261–264, 1990, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: