ERIC Number: EJ805011
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
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Prevalence and Correlates of Dating Violence in a National Sample of Adolescents
Wolitzky-Taylor, Kate B.; Ruggiero, Kenneth J.; Danielson, Carla Kmett; Resnick, Heidi S.; Hanson, Rochelle F.; Smith, Daniel W.; Saunders, Benjamin E.; Kilpatrick, Dean G.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n7 p755 Jul 2008
The study aims to investigate the prevalence of serious forms of dating violence in adolescents from a nationally representative sample of adolescents. The results conclude that serious dating violence is highly prevalent among adolescents and a major health problem that needs to be tackled by early detection, prevention and intervention.
Descriptors: Incidence, Identification, Adolescents, Dating (Social), Violence, Prevention, Intervention, Health
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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