Review of the Association Between Treatment for Substance Misuse and Reductions in Intimate Partner Violence

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA.
Substance Use &amp Misuse (Impact Factor: 1.23). 01/2009; 44(9-10):1298-317. DOI: 10.1080/10826080902961385
Source: PubMed

ABSTRACT A substantial body of research supports a strong cross-sectional and longitudinal association between substance misuse and perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV). This article briefly addresses the theoretical connection between substance use and intimate partner violence and research on the association between substance misuse and IPV. Studies examining the effect of individual and couples-based addiction treatments on IPV are reviewed. The implications of this work and future directions for research are discussed.


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