The interplay between substance use and intimate partner violence perpetration: A meta-ethnography.
Gail Gilchrist, Fay Dennis, Polly Radcliffe, Juliet Henderson, Louise M Howard, David Gadd
Int J Drug Policy | Published : 2019
BACKGROUND: The relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration and substance use is not well understood. We conducted a meta-ethnography of qualitative studies to explore how substance use features in survivors' and perpetrators' accounts of IPV perpetration. METHODS: Qualitative studies from 1995 to 2016 were identified from PsycINFO, ASSIA and Web of Science, with an update in PsycINFO and ASSIA to December 2017. 7654 abstracts were screened for accounts of heterosexual IPV perpetration, then full-texts were screened for mentions of substance use. Key concepts from 26 qualitative studies (363 female survivors' and 219 male perpetrators' views) were synthesised to develop..View full abstract