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Flashback Friday - National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 25, 2019

In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, here is a roundup of our blog posts around intimate partner violence:

Bad Romance: How Acting on Warning Signs Can Help Stop Adolescent Dating Abuse

May 10, 2018
For teens and pre-teens, romance can be exciting and confusing; for the adults in their lives, including parents, teachers and healthcare providers, it may be difficult to discern the fine line between infatuation and abuse. Read more for tips to increase awareness of potential warning signs among parents and teens.

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The Evolution of Teen Dating Violence Research: Understanding the Complexity of Gender Roles

February 29, 2016
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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Health Policy to Address Teen Dating Violence

February 25, 2016
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.

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