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New within the Wiley sequence in Forensic scientific Psychology, Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and remedy offers a entire selection of intervention ideas to minimize alcohol-related aggression and violence. Drawing on contributions from internationally-renowned lecturers and practitioners, chapters describe evidence-based interventions at a few degrees, together with populations, barroom, families, Read more...

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Addiction, 100(7), 933–944. , 2008). , 2003), some of which result from violent behavior and accidents (World Health Organization [WHO], 2009). 8% of all deaths in 2000 can be attributed to alcohol consumption (Babor and Caetano, 2005). , 2010; Saitz and Naimi, 2010). , 2010). In Brazil and in other countries around the world, the penal system does not punish individuals who, at the moment of their crime, did not have the capacity to understand the unlawfulness of their actions or to behave in accordance with this understanding (mens rea).

Besides knowledge of the laws and penal codes, an integrated understanding of the multiplicity of crimerelated risk factors is necessary. In this chapter, we will discuss the following issues: (1) prevalence data for alcohol-related violence in Brazil and in other parts of the world, (2) the relationship between alcohol and violence, (3) aspects of Brazilian laws regarding alcoholrelated violence, and (4) treatments offered to alcohol-dependent offenders in Brazil. EPIDEMIOLOGY Alcohol consumption is a worldwide phenomenon and goes beyond national, cultural, social, political, and economic boundaries.

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