Preventing violence by reducing the availability and harmful use of alcohol
World Health Organization. (2009). Preventing violence by reducing the availability and harmful use of alcohol. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/44173
Series of briefings on violence prevention : the evidence
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World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (2005)The European Region of the World Health Organization (WHO) has the highest per capita levels of alcohol consumption in the world. Drinking patterns and levels of interpersonal violence (such as homicide) vary widely throughout the Region. However, across all of Europe, health and criminal justice studies increasingly highlight the role of alcohol consumption in people becoming victims of violence and perpetrators of violence. This policy brief presents the magnitude of the problem, and outlines a range of factors which can increase individuals' ...
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (2006)Violent crime and alcohol consumption have increased considerably in the Russian Federation since the late 1980s with harmful health and social consequences for individuals, their families and friends and communities. Heavy alcohol consumption is closely associated with violent behaviour within the Russian Federation and internationally. The relationship between alcohol consumption and violent behaviour is complex, involving physiological, psychological, situational, social and cultural factors. Measures to control alcohol production and reduce ...