An abuser will abuse whether intoxicated or not. However, some DV problems occur when alcohol is part of the equation with people not otherwise inclined to raise their voices or their hands. It obliterates good judgment. Why else would a 2013 JAMA Report from the American Medical Association find that 92 percent of the domestic abuse assailants reported use of alcohol on the day of the assault? Watch a minute on alcohol and Domestic Violence at http://youtu.be/23eqvAX32vo
Visit alcohologist.com for a replay of the Bringing Inspiration To Earth show feature with Scott Stevens. Lucy Pireel's "All That's Written" included a feature on Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud called "When alcohol doesn't work for you anymore." Details on the third literary award for Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud also can be found on www.alcohologist.com, plus an interview with Scott Stevens on Health Media Now and one at Christoph Fisher Books. Mr. Fisher is an acclaimed international author from the UK, among his works is the Alzheimer's book "Time to Let Go."