1. The Problem of Alcohol-Related Violence: An Epidemiological and Public Health Perspective

  1. Mary McMurran
  1. Ingeborg Rossow and
  2. Elin K. Bye

Published Online: 16 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118411094.ch1

Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and Treatment

Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and Treatment

How to Cite

Rossow, I. and Bye, E. K. (2012) The Problem of Alcohol-Related Violence: An Epidemiological and Public Health Perspective, in Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and Treatment (ed M. McMurran), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118411094.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England, UK

Author Information

  1. SIRUS, the Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research, Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Clive R. Hollin3 and
  2. Mary McMurran2

Series Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England, UK

  2. 3

    School of Psychology, University of Leicester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119952749

Online ISBN: 9781118411094

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Keywords:

  • alcohol use in relation violence, extent of problem;
  • alcohol-related violence, epidemiological/public health;
  • alcohol consumption, violence perpetration/victimization;
  • alcohol consumption and interpersonal violence;
  • alcohol involvement, type/severity of violence;
  • heavy drinking occasions and violence acts;
  • prevention paradox and drinkers, heaviest drinkers only a fraction;
  • alcohol consumption and violence, as conditional;
  • alcohol consumption/violence and personality traits;
  • observed effectiveness and prevention paradox

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Evidence of an Association Between Alcohol Consumption and Interpersonal Violence

  • Actors, Context and Culture

  • How Much Violence can be Attributed to Alcohol?

  • Implications for Policy and Research

  • Conclusion

  • References