Frequently asked questions
Does alcohol lead to domestic violence?
Alcohol consumption and violence often occur together. The relationship between alcohol consumption and violence is a complex one, though. People who are intoxicated are less able to cope with frustrating stimuli and are more likely to react with aggression and violence than sober individuals. One study conducted in the canton of Berne revealed that alcohol was involved in 57% of cases of domestic abuse. Intoxicated people are also the victims of violence more often. You can find more information here.