Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/0379-0738(91)90131-2
Title: Family violence and Asian drinkers
Authors: Heok Kua, E. 
Meng Ko, S. 
Keywords: alcohol
Chinese
family violence
Indian
Issue Date: 1991
Citation: Heok Kua, E., Meng Ko, S. (1991). Family violence and Asian drinkers. Forensic Science International 50 (1) : 43-46. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/0379-0738(91)90131-2
Abstract: This is a study of 70 consecutive referrals to the Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital, for treatment of drinking problems. There were 31 Chinese and 39 Indian drinkers, with 63 males and 7 females. Family violence with physical abuse occurred in 21 cases (30%). One in three wives of drinkers had been physically abused, but no children were victims. Drinkers with family violence were generally younger and more severely dependent on alcohol than the non-violent drinkers. There was no relationship between family violence and the ethnicity or marital status of the drinkers.
Source Title: Forensic Science International
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132659
ISSN: 03790738
DOI: 10.1016/0379-0738(91)90131-2
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