Relapse Prevention: Viable, Versatile, and Reconceptualized

  • Lee M. Cohen
  • Patricia B. Sutker
Book Review


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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lee M. Cohen
    • 1
  • Patricia B. Sutker
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University and The Center for Tobacco Prevention and ControlTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterLubbockUSA
  2. 2.Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral ScienceTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterLubbockUSA

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