Thursday, August 1, 2013

One In 3 US Youths Victimized By Dating Violence — With Girls Nearly As Aggressive

Medical Daily, July 31, 2013

"One in three American youths say they have been victimized by dating violence, and nearly as many admit to perpetrating it — girls included.
A new study presented at the American Psychological Association's annual meeting on Wednesday described rates of physical, sexual, or psychological violence toward partners in a dating relationship among youths ages 14-20.
Interestingly, one-third of girls admitted to waging forms of abuse toward a dating partner, though they were more likely to perpetrate acts of psychological violence than physical or sexual violence." Read More

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