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Alcohol and violence in developmental perspective
The purpose of this chapter is to describe the developmental risk factors that lead to an increased likelihood of adult alcohol-related violence. This is not a straightforward enterprise. In each individual case, a unique ...
Multi-agency care for people with alcohol-related long-term conditions
In Nottinghamshire, a dedicated team cares for people with alcohol-related chronic ill health. This initiative won the award for Managing Long-term Conditions in the 2016 Nursing Times Awards
WHO alcohol brief intervention training manual for primary care
Alcohol contributes significantly to the disease and mortality burden in the WHO European Region, and primary health care systems play an important role in reducing the impact of harmful alcohol use. Screening and brief ...
The link between early adolescent alcohol abuse and adult antisocial behaviour: A hypothesis revisited
Ten years ago the author advanced a novel hypothesis that proposed a causal link between childhood conduct disorder (CD) and early alcohol abuse in the genesis of adult antisocial behavior. In the context of antecedent CD, ...
Treating alcohol-related violence: Intermediate outcomes in a feasibility study for a randomized controlled trial in prisons
There is a lack of outcome evidence for alcohol interventions for offenders whose crime is alcohol related. In this study, the authors report the intermediate outcomes of a feasibility study for a randomized controlled ...
Prenatal exposure to binge pattern of alcohol consumption: Mental health and learning outcomes at age 11
The objective of the study is to investigate whether episodic binge pattern of alcohol consumption during pregnancy is independently associated with child mental health and academic outcomes. Using data from the prospective, ...
Interventions for alcohol-related offending by women: A systematic review
Treatment programmes specifically for women offenders are under-developed. A systematic review of studies that could inform interventions for alcohol-related offending by women is reported. Three questions were addressed: ...
Strategies of self-control in male young offenders who have reduced their alcohol consumption without formal intervention
Fifty-one imprisoned male young offenders who reported having stopped or reduced their alcohol consumption without formal intervention were studied to discover which self-control strategies they used to help them change ...
Young offenders and alcohol-related crime: What interventions will address the issues?
Although most young offenders will grow out of both drinking and crime, interventions aimed at reducing crime through reducing drinking or reducing drinking so as to reduce health and social problems are important for some ...