Online alcohol interventions, sexual violence and intimate partner violence: A systematic review
MetadataShow full item record
Background - Sexual and intimate partner violence (IPV) is a leading cause of disease burden, with alcohol use strongly related to these behaviors. Online interventions have been shown to be effective in reducing both alcohol use and some alcohol-related problems. These programs are widely available especially to university students, a particularly high-risk group for sexual or IPV. Aim - We aimed to systematically review the evidence for the effectiveness of online alcohol interventions in reducing sexual violence or IPV. Methods - We searched electronic databases (PsycInfo, Embase, Global Health, Medline, CINAHI, Pubmed, and ProQuest) and hand searched key reviews. Results - From 569 titles, 23 were assessed in detail: five articles (four studies) fulfilled the inclusion criteria. All these studies were undertaken in the USA, with three recruiting college students (n = 17,332), and one using an emergency department (n = 262) sample of adolescents. We summarized the characteristics of the samples, the interventions and outcomes for alcohol use and sexual violence or IPV. Most interventions were unguided, with only one group receiving a guided intervention. Effect sizes, where they could be calculated, were small (Cohen's d < 0.2) or not significantly different to zero for alcohol, sexual violence or IPV outcomes.
This open access article is distributed under the Creative Commons license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Wilson, I.; Graham, Kathryn; Taft, A. (2014)Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant global public health issue. The consistent evidence thatalcohol use by one or both partners contributes to the risk and severity of IPV suggests that interventions ...
Intimate partner violence victimization and alcohol consumption in women: a systematic review and meta-analysisDevries, K.; Child, J.; Bacchus, L.; Mak, J.; Falder, G.; Graham, Kathryn; Watts, C.; Heise, L. (2015)No Abstract available.Aims: To examine the evidence of association between intimate partner physical or sexual violence (IPV) victimization and alcohol consumption in women.Methods: We conducted a systematic review and ...
How Far Does Screening Women for Domestic (Partner) Violence in Different Health-Care Settings Meet Criteria for a Screening Programme? Systematic Reviews of Nine UK National Screening Committee CriteriaFeder, G.; Ramsay, J.; Dunne, D.; Rose, M.; Arsene, C.; Norman, Richard; Kuntze, S.; Spencer, A.; Bacchus, L.; Hague, G.; Warburton, A.; Taket, A. (2009)Objectives: The two objectives were: (1) to identify, appraise and synthesise research that is relevant toselected UK National Screening Committee (NSC) criteria for a screening programme in relation to partner violence; ...