14. Alcohol Use and Offending in People with Intellectual Disability

  1. Mary McMurran
  1. William R. Lindsay1,2,3,
  2. Samantha Tinsley4 and
  3. Medhat Emara4

Published Online: 16 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118411094.ch14

Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and Treatment

Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and Treatment

How to Cite

Lindsay, W. R., Tinsley, S. and Emara, M. (2012) Alcohol Use and Offending in People with Intellectual Disability, in Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and Treatment (ed M. McMurran), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118411094.ch14

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clinical Director (Scotland), Castlebeck, Darlington, England

  2. 2

    University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland, UK

  3. 3

    Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 4

    Castlebeck, Darlington, England

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. Hollin6 and
  2. Mary McMurran5

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

    School of Psychology, University of Leicester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119952749

Online ISBN: 9781118411094

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Keywords:

  • alcohol use, and offending in people with ID;
  • alcohol use in people with intellectual disabilities;
  • low self-esteem, impaired self-regulation in people with ID;
  • alcohol use in offenders with ID;
  • experiences of people with ID, alcohol/drug misuse;
  • treatment of alcohol problems in people with ID;
  • alcohol intake in people with ID, ambivalent motivation to change;
  • the MI approach to treatment of addictions;
  • alcohol module for a violence programme;
  • alcohol intervention, in addressing alcohol-related violence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence of Alcohol Use in People with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Risk Factors in Alcohol Consumption for People with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Alcohol Use in Offenders with ID

  • Experiences of People with ID Who Misuse Alcohol and Drugs

  • Education and Treatment for Alcohol Problems

  • Issues in Treatment

  • An Alcohol Module for a Violence Programme

  • A Case of Alcohol-Related Violence

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References