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Student drug use in Bermuda. / West, Michael.

In: European Journal of Psychology of Education, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1987, p. 327-336.

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West, M 1987, 'Student drug use in Bermuda', European Journal of Psychology of Education, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03172619

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West, M. (1987). Student drug use in Bermuda. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2(4), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03172619

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West M. Student drug use in Bermuda. European Journal of Psychology of Education. 1987;2(4):327-336. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03172619

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West, Michael. / Student drug use in Bermuda. In: European Journal of Psychology of Education. 1987 ; Vol. 2, No. 4. pp. 327-336.

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