By Mary McMurran
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, undefined, and participants. Prevention is tested at a few degrees together with coverage, policing, and the production of more secure environments. certain assurance is equipped on particular remedies for offenders locally and in criminal, for intimate companion violence and sexual violence, for dually clinically determined offenders and people with highbrow disabilities, and for violence with regards to alcohol-impaired using. each one bankruptcy offers a overview of analysis facts and implications for perform. Alcohol-Related Violence: Prevention and therapy bargains priceless suggestions for these learning offending habit and habit, coverage makers taken with interagency alcohol and violence relief tasks, and overall healthiness care and legal justice execs engaged within the therapy of these prone to alcohol-related violence. 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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