Rural tranquillity? Urban-rural differences in tranquilliser prescribing. / Gabe, Jonathan; Williams, P.

In: Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 22, No. 10, 1986, p. 1059-1066.

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Rural tranquillity? Urban-rural differences in tranquilliser prescribing. / Gabe, Jonathan; Williams, P.

In: Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 22, No. 10, 1986, p. 1059-1066.

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Gabe, J & Williams, P 1986, 'Rural tranquillity? Urban-rural differences in tranquilliser prescribing', Social Science & Medicine, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 1059-1066. https://doi.org/10.1016/0277-9536(86)90206-6

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Gabe, Jonathan ; Williams, P. / Rural tranquillity? Urban-rural differences in tranquilliser prescribing. In: Social Science & Medicine. 1986 ; Vol. 22, No. 10. pp. 1059-1066.

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