Role of Alcohol in Domestic Abuse Crimes

“Excessive consumption of alcohol and substance abuse impair a person’s judgment, lowering their inhibitions and affecting cognitive responses. For example, drinking alcohol compulsively makes it harder for a person to reflect on their impulsive behavior and self-regulate. As such, misuse of alcohol and domestic abuse/sexual violence often appear together.

To understand how alcohol abuse ties to domestic violence crimes, let’s delve into what domestic violence is, as well as what alcoholism is, its symptoms and how it plays into intimate partner violence.”

Read further from Behavioral Health Centers (USA, 2022)

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