Relationship between Alcohol Consumption and Violent Offending: Personality as a Contributing Factor

@article{Rihtari2016RelationshipBA,
  title={Relationship between Alcohol Consumption and Violent Offending: Personality as a Contributing Factor},
  author={Martina Lotar Rihtari{\'c} and Ivana Vrselja and A. J. Ni{\vs}evi{\'c}},
  journal={Alcoholism and psychiatry research},
  year={2016},
  volume={52},
  pages={105-114}
}
IntroductionNumerous studies have identified alcohol consumption as a risk factor for violent offending. McMurran and Cusens [1] found that nearly three-quarters of 126 British prisoners convicted for violent offences reported they were drunk at the time. Studies in Australia suggest that 23-73% of all assaults are committed when the attacker is drunk [2,3]. A large-scale national study in that country found that in 2007, half of all offenders detained by police for disorder and violent… Expand
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