Substance abuse as a precipitant of wife abuse victimizations.

  title={Substance abuse as a precipitant of wife abuse victimizations.},
  author={Glenda Kaufman Kantor and Murray A. Straus},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  volume={15 2},
This study examines the question of whether drug and alcohol use by victims constitutes a risk factor increasing the chances of their being assaulted by their partners. Data from a subsample of the 1985 National Family Violence Survey consisting of the 2,033 female respondents who were currently married or living in a male-female couple relationship are used as the basis of the analysis. The logistic analysis revealed that, of the ten variables in the model, the most important for… CONTINUE READING

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