Diversity in subjective explanations of smoking
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Diversity in subjective explanations of smoking a Q-methodological investigation into the meanings of cigarette consumption. by Timothy Peter Moss

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Published by University of Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton .
Written in English


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Dissertation (M. Sc.) - University of Wolverhampton 2003.

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