The article is a review of the most wide-spread in Western psychology models of alcohol influence on aggressive behaviour of a person. There are 1) pharmacological disinhibition - psychological and psychodynamic, 2) model of heightened physiological arousal, 3) theory of so called studied disinhibition. The modern stage of research is characterized by a tendency to avoid the excesses of the above-mentioned models and to work out better, synthetic one. The advantages of synthetic model are presented, some of its conclusions and results are analyzed. This model promotes further theoretical research and practical search for means to prevent direct interpersonal aggression.