Report of dating violence

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DOI: 10.1177/0886260518788367 Citation: Teen dating violence is down, but boys still report more violence than girls (2018, August 29) retrieved 1 September 2019 from https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-08This document is subject to copyright.

“Young people who experience dating violence are more likely to act out and take unnecessary risks, and they’re also more likely to experience depression or think about or attempt suicide,” she says.When it comes to teen dating violence, boys are more likely to report being the victim of violence—being hit, slapped, or pushed—than girls.That's the surprising finding of new research from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University.We partner with third party advertisers, who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet.You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA’s Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.

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Overall, fewer teens are experiencing physical abuse from their dating partners, with five per cent of teens reporting dating violence in 2013, down from six per cent in 2003. student from SFU who was involved in the study, says more research is needed to understand why boys are reporting more dating violence.