Alcohol, drugs, and perpetration and/or victimisation

Recent overviews

Cafferky, B. M., Mendez, M., Anderson, J. R., & Stith, S. M. (2018). Substance use and intimate partner violence: A meta-analytic review. Psychology of Violence, 8(1), 110-131. doi:10.1037/vio0000074

Duke, A. A., Smith, K. M. Z., Oberleitner, L. M. S., Westphal, A., & McKee, S. A. (2018). Alcohol, drugs, and violence: A meta-meta-analysis. Psychology of Violence, 8(2), 238-249. doi:10.1037/vio0000106

Mouilso, E. R., & Wilson, L. F. (2019). Alcohol and Sexual Assault. In Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention (pp. 195-209). Springer, Cham


Further works

Abbey, A, Wegner R, Woerner J, Pegram S.E, Pierce J. (2014). Review of survey and experimental research that examine the relationship between alcohol consumption and men’s sexual aggression perpetration. Trauma Violence Abuse, ePub.

Abbey, A. (2002). Alcohol-related sexual assault: A common problem among college students. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, (Suppl. 14), 118-128.

Abbey, A. (2011). Alcohol’s role in sexual violence perpetration: Theoretical explanations, existing evidence and future directions. Drug and Alcohol Review 30(5): 481-489.

Baker, C.K. (2016). Dating violence and substance use: exploring the context of adolescent relationships. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(5): 900-919.

Bartolucci, A.D., Zeichner, A. & Miller, J.D. (2009). Alcohol consumption and perceived sexual coercion: Effects of gender and personality determinants. Substance Use and Misuse, 44, 1399-1414. doi: 10.1080/10826080902961583

Braaf, R. (2012). Elephant in the room: responding to alcohol misuse and domestic violence. Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse, Issues Paper 24.

Cowley, A. D. (2014). “Let’s Get Drunk and Have Sex” The Complex Relationship of Alcohol, Gender, and Sexual Victimization. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(7), 1258-1278.

Darcy, C. (2020). A psychoactive paradox of masculinities: cohesive and competitive relations between drug taking Irish men. Gender, Place & Culture, 27(2), 175-195. doi:10.1080/0966369X.2019.1609427

Dir, A. L., Andrews III, A. R., Wilson, S. M., Davidson, T. M., & Gilmore, A. K. (2018). The role of sex-related alcohol expectancies in alcohol-involved consensual and nonconsensual sex among women of Asian/Pacific Islander and women of European race/ethnicity. The Journal of Sex Research, 55(7), 850-862.

Foran, H. M., & O’Leary, K. D. (2008). Alcohol and intimate partner violence: A meta-analytic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 28(7), 1222-1234.

Graham, K, Bernards S, Abbey A, Dumas T, Wells S. (2014). Young women’s risk of sexual aggression in bars: The roles of intoxication and peer social status. Drug Alcohol Rev, ePub, 2014.

Graham, K., and R. Homel. (2008). Raising the Bar: Preventing aggression in and around bars, clubs and pubs. UK: Willan Publishing.

Graham, K., Bernards, S., Wayne Osgood, D., Abbey, A., Parks, M., Flynn, A., ... & Wells, S. (2014). “Blurred Lines?” Sexual Aggression and Barroom Culture. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38(5), 1416-1424.

Graham, K., Wells, S., Bernards, S., & Dennison, S. (2010). “Yes, I do but not with you”- Qualitative analyses of sexual/romantic overture-related aggression in bars and clubs. Contemporary Drug Problems, 37(2), 02.

Green, J., & Plant, M. A. (2007). Bad bars: A review of risk factors. Journal of Substance Use, 12(3), 157-189.

Greene, M. C., Heise, L., Musci, R. J., Wirtz, A. L., Johnson, R., Leoutsakos, J.-M., . . . Tol, W. A. (2020). Improving estimation of the association between alcohol use and intimate partner violence in low-income and middle-income countries. Injury prevention, injuryprev-2019-043433. doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043433

Hirschel, D., and I. Hutchison. (2011). Unraveling the relative contributions of his, her, and their drinking to the likelihood of arrest in intimate partner violence cases. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, vol. 26, no. 15.

Ingrid M. Wilson, Kathryn Graham, Angela Taft (2014) Alcohol and policy interventions to reduce intimate partner violence: a review. BMC Public Health, 2014; Aug 27, 14: 881. doi: 1186/1471-2458-14-881.

Jaffe, A. E., Blayney, J. A., Lewis, M. A., & Kaysen, D. (2020). Prospective risk for incapacitated rape among sexual minority women: hookups and drinking. The Journal of Sex Research, 57(7), 922-932.

 Jenkins, Alan. (1997). Alcohol and Men’s Violence. Dulwich Centre Newsletter, No’s 2 & 3, Special Issue: New Perspectives on ‘Addiction’.

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Lightowlers, C. (2011). Exploring the temporal association between young people’s alcohol consumption patterns and violent behavior. Contemp. Drug Probs., 38, 191.

Lisco, C. G., Leone, R. M., Gallagher, K. E., & Parrott, D. J. (2015). “Demonstrating Masculinity” Via Intimate Partner Aggression: The Moderating Effect of Heavy Episodic Drinking. Sex roles, 73(1-2), 58-69.

Lisco, C. G., Parrott, D. J., & Tharp, A. T. (2012). The Role of Heavy Episodic Drinking and Hostile Sexism in Men’s Sexual Aggression toward Female Intimate Partners. Addictive behaviors, 37(11), 1264-1270.

Lorenz, K., & Ullman, S.E. (2016). Alcohol and sexual assault victimization: Research findings and future directions. Aggression and Violent Behavior, [in press].

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Messing, J.T., Mendoza, N.S., & Campbell, J.C. (2016). Alcohol use and latent profiles of intimate partner violence. Journal of social work practice in the addictions, 57: 160-175.

Miller, P., Cox, E., Costa, B., Mayshak, R., Walker, A., Hyder, S., ... Day, A. (2016). Alcohol/Drug-Involved Family Violence in Australia: Final report (Monograph 68). Canberra: National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund.

Morgan, A., and McAtamney, A (2009) Key issues in alcohol-related violence. Research in Practice Summary Paper No. 4, Australian Institute of Criminology, p 4.

Morrison, L. M. (2020). " It's a fine line": An autoethnographic exploration of alcohol-involved sexual assault (Master's thesis, University of Waterloo).

Nabors, E. L. (2010). Drug Use and Intimate Partner Violence Among College Students: An In-Depth Exploration. J Interpers Violence 25(6): 1043-1063.

O’Callaghan, E., & Ullman, S. E. (2020). Differences in Women’s Substance-Related Sexual Assaults: Force, Impairment, and Combined Assault Types. Journal of interpersonal violence, 0886260520926321.

Palmer R.S, McMahon T.J, Rounsaville B.J. and Ball S.A. (2010). Coercive Sexual Experiences, Protective Behavioral Strategies, Alcohol Expectancies and Consumption among Male and Female College Students. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25, 1563-1578.

Parkhill, A., and A. Jacques-Tiura. (2009). How Do Sexual Assault Characteristics Vary as a Function of Perpetrators’ Level of Intoxication? Addict Behav., March; 34(3): 331–333.

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Plant, M., Plant, M., & Thornton, C. (2002). People and places: some factors in the alcohol-violence link. Journal of Substance Use, 7(4), 207-213.

Quadara, Antonia, Mary Stathopoulos, and Rebecca Jenkinson. (2015). Establishing the connection [between alcohol and other drug use and sexual victimisation]. State of knowledge paper. Sydney: Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS).

Quigley, B. M., Leonard, K. E., and Collins, R. L. (2003). Characteristics of violent bars and bar patrons. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 64, 765–772.

Roberts, S. C. (2011). What can alcohol researchers learn from research about the relationship between macro-level gender equality and violence against women? Alcohol and alcoholism, 46(2), 95-104.

Rothman EF, Linden JA, Baughman AL, Kaczmarsky C, Thompson M. (2013). “The Alcohol Just Pissed Me Off”: Views About How Alcohol and Marijuana Influence Adolescent Dating Violence Perpetration, Results of a Qualitative Study. Youth and Society. 2013; 1-17.

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Scholes-Balog, K. E., Hemphill, S. A., Kremer, P., & Toumbourou, J. W. (2013). A longitudinal study of the reciprocal effects of alcohol use and interpersonal violence among Australian young people. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42(12), 1811-1823.

Sell, N. M., & Testa, M. (2020). Is bringing one’s own alcohol to parties protective or risky? A prospective examination of sexual victimization among first-year college women. Journal of American college health, 1-5.

 Shiva, L., Shukla, L., & Chandra, P. S. (2021). Alcohol Use and Gender-Based Violence. Current Addiction Reports, 1-10.

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Starfelt, L.C., Young, R.M., Palk, G.R.M., & White, K.M. (2015). Young Australian adults’ beliefs about alcohol’s role in sexual aggression and victimisation. Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care, 17(1): 104-118. DOI:10.1080/13691058.2014.950984

Swartout, K. M. & White, J. (2010). The relationship between drug use and sexual aggression in men across time. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(9), 1716-1735.

Testa, M., & Cleveland, M.J. (2017). Does alcohol contribute to college men’s sexual assault perpetration? Between- and within-person effects over five semesters. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(1), 5-13.

Testa, M., Brown, W. C., & Wang, W. (2019). Do men use more sexually aggressive tactics when intoxicated? A within-person examination of naturally occurring episodes of sex. Psychology of Violence, 9(5), 546-554. doi:10.1037/vio0000186

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Ullman, S. E., O’Callaghan, E., & Lorenz, K. (2019). Women’s experiences of impairment and incapacitation during alcohol/drug-related sexual assaults: Toward a survivor-informed approach to measurement. Archives of sexual behavior, 48(7), 2105-2116.

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