Alcohol and Violence
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This fact sheet highlights the link between alcohol consumption and violence. It explains how the effects of drinking depend on factors such as the amount consumed, cultural norms, and the particular setting. It also stresses the serious consequences of alcohol-fueled aggression and violence: homicides, sexual violence, and child abuse and neglect (also related to spending on drink rather than the child).
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