oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Substance abusing spouses and inadequate social services: a dangerous mix for abused women in South Africa

Volume 6, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



It has been traditionally assumed that substance abuse is related to physically aggressive behaviour (Leonard et aI 1985). Several studies, attempt to show a relationship between substance abuse and aggressive crimes such as homicide, attempted homicide, assault and rape.

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