Alcohol-related violence : prevention and treatment by Mary McMurran

By Mary McMurran

New within the Wiley sequence in Forensic medical Psychology, Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and therapy provides a complete selection of intervention thoughts to minimize alcohol-related aggression and violence. Drawing on contributions from internationally-renowned lecturers and practitioners, chapters describe evidence-based interventions at a couple of degrees, together with populations, barroom, families, Read more...

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2003) Problematic licensed premises for assault in inner Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 36(1), 18–33. K. (2007) Alcohol and violence: Use of possible confounders in a time-series analysis. Addiction, 102(3), 369–376. K. (2008) Alcohol and homicide in Eastern Europe. Homicide Studies, 12(1), 7–27. K. and Rossow, I. (2010) The impact of drinking pattern on alcohol related violence among adolescents: An international comparative analysis. Drug and Alcohol Review, 29(2), 131–137.

A giant natural experiment was that of the anti-alcohol campaign in the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1987. The campaign comprised several elements, including banning drinking at all work places, restriction of sales hours and sales outlets, and increased prices (McKee, 1999). While the campaign resulted in a decline in recorded alcohol sales by 63%, there was also a massive growth in home distilling, and it has been estimated that decline in actual consumption was about 25% (Nemtsov, 2005). , 1997; Shkolnikov and Nemtsov, 14 ALCOHOL-RELATED VIOLENCE 1997).

K. (2008) Alcohol and homicide in Eastern Europe. Homicide Studies, 12(1), 7–27. K. and Rossow, I. (2010) The impact of drinking pattern on alcohol related violence among adolescents: An international comparative analysis. Drug and Alcohol Review, 29(2), 131–137. , Elder, R. et al. (2009) The effectiveness of limiting alcohol outlet density as a means of reducing excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 37(6), 556–569. , and Saffer, H. (2002) The effects of price on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems.

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