Adolescent dating violence victimization and psychological well being
Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. Youth who experience dating violence are more likely to experience the following: Additionally, youth who are victims of dating violence in high school are at higher risk for victimization during college.
A 2017 CDC Report [PDF 4.32MB] found that approximately 7% of women and 4% of men who ever experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner first experienced some form of partner violence by that partner before 18 years of age. Communicating with your partner, managing uncomfortable emotions like anger and jealousy, and treating others with respect are a few ways to keep relationships healthy and nonviolent.
Why do Women Use Force or Violence in Intimate Partner Relationships?
End of text box Sexual assault is one of the most underreported crimes (Benoit et al. 2000) have also been associated with an increased risk of sexual assault.
Having a school that creates a safe and supportive learning environment for all students and having caring and accepting parents are especially important.
Sexual assault can have serious and traumatic consequences for victims (Chen and Ullman 2010), including poorer health and weaker social supports (Logie et al. 2009), those who identify as non-heterosexual (Logie et al. 2011), and individuals with disabilities (Benedet and Grant 2014; Luce et al. The GSS on Victimization collects information from Canadians aged 15 and older, and respondents are able to provide details about their experiences of victimization, whether they were reported to the police or not.A complex combination of factors can impact youth health outcomes.LGB youth are at greater risk for depression, suicide, substance use, and sexual behaviors that can place them at increased risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).2014), feelings of anger, fear and anxiety, and substance abuse, depression and suicidal thoughts (Cybulska 2007; Luce et al. While anyone could be a victim of sexual assault, research has shown an elevated risk for women and young individuals (Brennan and Taylor-Butts 2008; Bullock and Beckson 2011; Cybulska 2007; Kaufman 2008; Kong et al. The information presented in this article refers to incidents of sexual assault that occurred in the 12 months that preceded the 2014 GSS on Victimization.Some data from the 2004 GSS on Victimization are also used to allow for a comparison of sexual assault over time.