Journal article

Alcohol's involvement in an array of harms to intimate partners

Anne-Marie Laslett, Heng Jiang, Robin Room

DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2017

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Harms from intimate partners' (IP) drinking range from frustration because the partner has not performed their role to assault. AIM: To describe the prevalence and persistence of alcohol-related harms to IPs and assess which respondents are more likely to report discontinuation of this harm. DESIGN AND METHODS: Cross-sectional (n = 2649) and follow-up (n = 1106) alcohol's harm to others telephone surveys in 2008 and 2011 (response rates of 35% and 15% of the original sample respectively) were used to elicit harms to respondents from their IP's drinking (by gender and relationship). To examine discontinuation, a sub-sample of 83 respondents was analysed in detail. RESULTS: A tot..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC) Early Career Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC


Funding Acknowledgements

This survey was funded by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education, an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to stop the harm caused by alcohol. Laslett, Jiang and Room's salaries were supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC) Early Career Fellowship 1090904, NHMRC Project APP1065610 and the Collier Charitable Fund respectively. All authors also received salary funding from the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education.