Journal article

Interventions to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration by Men Who Use Substances: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Efficacy.

Danielle Stephens-Lewis, Amy Johnson, Alyson Huntley, Elizabeth Gilchrist, Mary McMurran, Juliet Henderson, Gene Feder, Louise M Howard, Gail Gilchrist

Trauma Violence & Abuse | Published : 2019


INTRODUCTION: Despite the high prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration by men who use substances, limited evidence exists about how best to reduce IPV among this group. METHOD: A systematic narrative review with meta-analysis determined the effectiveness of interventions to reduce IPV by men who use substances. Inclusion criteria were randomized and nonrandomized controlled trials; adult heterosexual male IPV perpetrators where at least 60% of participants were alcohol and/or drug users; the intervention targeted IPV with or without targeting substance use (SU); outcomes included perpetrator and/or victim reports of IPV, SU, or both. Methodological quality was assessed. RE..

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