Alcohol, drugs and crime

Wayne A. Petherick, Nila Myers

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Abstract

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There are a great many factors that contribute to criminality. These include, but are not limited to poverty, mental disorder, personality disorder, sub-cultures (such as gangs), personality differences, and socialization. One of the more prevalent though would be the use of alcohol and other drugs. This applies to both the offender and the victim. That is, many offenders are under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol at the time of their offense, and so are victims. In fact, victim use of drugs parallels that of offenders in many offense types.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCrime and deviance
EditorsW. Petherick, C.E. Ferguson
PublisherForensic Press, LLC
Pages167-198
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)9780615319186
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Petherick, W. A., & Myers, N. (2009). Alcohol, drugs and crime. In W. Petherick, & C. E. Ferguson (Eds.), Crime and deviance (pp. 167-198). Forensic Press, LLC
Petherick, Wayne A. ; Myers, Nila. / Alcohol, drugs and crime. Crime and deviance. editor / W. Petherick ; C.E. Ferguson. Forensic Press, LLC , 2009. pp. 167-198
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