Violence in early dating experiences can contribute to “a cycle of interpersonal violence through adulthood,” experts warn.
IN VIDEO MESSAGE, VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN CALLS ON NEW GENERATION TO TAKE ACTION IN PREVENTING DATING VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT AT SCHOOL AND ON CAMPUS, The White House, Office of the Vice President, Washington, DC: September 13, 2011. PARENTAL PUNISHMENT AND PEER VICTIMIZATION AS DEVELOPMENTAL PRECURSORS TO PHYSICAL DATING VIOLENCE INVOLVEMENT AMONG GIRLS, Alison E. Stepp, Shuangyan Xiong, Kate Keenan, Arjan Blokland and Rolf Loeber, PARENTS OF MURDERED DATING VIOLENCE VICTIM, LEGISLATORS AND TEACHERS UNITE TO LAUNCH 'MADE' ~ MOMS AND DADS FOR EDUCATION TO STOP TEEN DATING ABUSE, Liz Claiborne, Inc., New York, NY: December 2, 2008.
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Among the possible factors are increased risks of depression and substance use.
Published in the , the study, which controlled for a variety of risk factors, demonstrates that adolescent dating violence (ADV) “is uniquely implicated in a cycle of interpersonal violence from adolescence to adulthood, even when differences between victims and non-victims are carefully accounted for.” That finding underscores the “critical need to intervene with adolescents experiencing dating violence, to prevent this cycle from beginning.
PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION PROGRAMS FOR DATING VIOLENCE: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE, Tara L. Howard, Min Qi Wang and Fang Yan, (42 , pages 311-24), Safety Lit, San Diego, CA: 2007.