In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, here is a roundup of our blog posts around intimate partner violence:
For teens and pre-teens, romance can be exciting and confusing; for the adults in their lives, it may be difficult to discern the fine line between infatuation and abuse.
Recently published research highlights the critical support that parents and other trusted adults can provide to youth experiencing dating violence.
This post explores how teen dating violence research has expanded and diversified, particularly around gender differences. While partner violence first gained recognition as a women’s issue, more recent research sheds light on the nuances around victimization and perpetration rates across genders for various forms of violence.
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Teen dating violence, defined by as physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking, is unfortunately pervasive, as approximately 1 in 3 teens in the United States report being a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner in the past 12 months. Research in the field of teen dating violence has progressed and diversified in recent years, but it’s important to consider how this work has impacted health policy.