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How alcohol may precipitate violent crime

How alcohol may precipitate violent crime The article examines the interrelation between alcohol consumption, behaviour mediation and violent offending, including murder. Whilst a correlation may be drawn between intoxication and some acts of violence, a causal link between drinking and murder is less certain. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Drugs and Alcohol Today Emerald Publishing

How alcohol may precipitate violent crime

Drugs and Alcohol Today , Volume 8 (2): 5 – Jun 1, 2008

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Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1745-9265
DOI
10.1108/17459265200800013
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Abstract

The article examines the interrelation between alcohol consumption, behaviour mediation and violent offending, including murder. Whilst a correlation may be drawn between intoxication and some acts of violence, a causal link between drinking and murder is less certain.

Journal

Drugs and Alcohol TodayEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2008

Keywords: Alcohol; Crime; Gamma‐aminobutyric acid (GABA); Inhibition

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