Domestic Violence Victims and Addiction

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Essay #: 052964
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Domestic Violence Victims and Addiction
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There has been increased attention given to the connection between addiction and domestic violence. Unfortunately much of that research does not touch on the role of addiction and its effect on the victims of domestic violence. Studies over the past three decades have concluded that the abuse of alcohol and drugs is prevalent in domestic violence. Alcohol and drug abuse on the aggressor’s part is 80% likely in all cases according to the Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis program. It is important to note that no study supports the idea that alcohol and substance abuse are the cause for domestic violence even though the two seem to be integrated on some level. Alcohol counselors and domestic...
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