Alcohol use in male spouse abusers and their female partners

  title={Alcohol use in male spouse abusers and their female partners},
  author={Ola W. Barnett and Ronald W. Fagan},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
Patterns of alcohol use of 181 maritally violent and maritally nonviolent men and their female partners differed on subscales of the Quantity-Frequency Index. Two abuser groups (43 uncounseled and 46 counseled) drank significantly greater amounts and for different psychological reasons than two nonabuser groups (50 satisfactorily married and 42 discordant). However, group frequency rates did not vary. The abuser groups had experienced and observed significantly more violence during childhood… CONTINUE READING

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