1 in 3 Young Americans Has Suffered Dating Violence: Survey

in 2013, Emily Rothman, HealthDay News, Newsmakers, School of Public Health
July 31st, 2013

Emily RothmanHealthDay News
Emily Rothman, School of Public Health

More than one-third of U.S. teens and young adults say they’ve suffered abuse during dating and about one-third say they’ve been perpetrators of abuse, new research finds…

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“It is sorely disappointing that we have not seen improvements in the prevalence of dating violence in the past 12 years, but there is a clear reason for it. We spend virtually no money on dating violence prevention or education in schools and communities. Problems don’t change unless you try to fix them.”

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