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Predictors of alcohol use among people experiencing chronic pain. / Lawton, Jane; Simpson, Jane.

In: Psychology, Health and Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 4, 08.2009, p. 487-501.

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Lawton, J & Simpson, J 2009, 'Predictors of alcohol use among people experiencing chronic pain.', Psychology, Health and Medicine, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 487-501. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548500902923177

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Lawton, Jane ; Simpson, Jane. / Predictors of alcohol use among people experiencing chronic pain. In: Psychology, Health and Medicine. 2009 ; Vol. 14, No. 4. pp. 487-501.

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