Alcohol misuse, drinking contexts and intimate partner violence in St. Petersburg, Russia: results from a cross-sectional study

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p629
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study conducted to examine the association of alcohol misuse with the intimate partner violence (IPV) in Russia. It examines whether specific drinking contexts among drinkers are associated with IPV using questionnaire method. It concludes that both alcohol misuse and certain drinking contexts were associated with IPV. Further it suggests that prevention initiatives of IPV might benefit from reducing alcohol misuse.


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