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ERIC Number: ED291037
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Aug
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Alcohol and Family Violence.
Cantrell, Leslie A., Comp.
This document reports on the relationship between alcohol abuse and battering. Several theories, e.g., the disinhibition, disavowal, and learned behavior theories concerning the relationship between alcohol abuse and family violence are discussed. Literature on the relationship between alcohol and family violence is reviewed. Five intervention and treatment strategies are suggested and described. The relationship between alcohol abuse and victims of battering is discussed. The problem is described and literature reviewed. Seven recommendations for intervention and treatment are made, beginning with a better protocol for identifying affected victims of violence. A bibliography lists books on family violence, alcohol and family violence, and alcohol abuse and alcoholism, and this is followed by a list of 47 articles on similar topics. An analysis of local statistics on alcohol abuse and other drug abuse among victims and their abusers is included. Copies of two brochures on alcohol and drug abuse and battered women are included. (ABL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Wyoming State Dept. of Health and Social Services, Cheyenne. Div. of Community Programs.
Authoring Institution: N/A