Author ORCID Identifier

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3624-9188

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

DOI

10.1891/0886-6708.25.1.29

Abstract

Sexual assaults commonly involve alcohol use, but little is known about alcohol’s effects on many aspects of assaults and their aftermath. We investigated characteristics of victims, perpetrators, and assaults as a function of whether alcohol was involved in the assault, as well as differences in women’s post-assault experiences. Assaults prior to which only perpetrators were drinking differed not only from non-alcohol-related assaults, but also from those prior to which both perpetrators and victims were drinking. Understanding the effects of alcohol-related assaults is important for identifying victims who should be targeted for mental health and substance use interventions.

Comments

This is the Author’s Original Manuscript of an article Understanding Alcohol-Related Sexual Assaults: Characteristics and Consequences by Springer Publishing Company in Violence and Victims. The version of the record appears here:10.1891/0886-6708.25.1.29.

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