Dating Violence and Adolescent Girls

This study examined risk factors associated with adolescent girls and dating violence as both victims and perpetrators. Researchers found that the presence of negative factors like poor peer and familial relationships in earlier grades were predictive of dating violence involvement in later grades.

Authors: Debbie Chiodo, Claire V. Crooks, David A. Wolfe, Caroline McIsaac, Ray Hughes, and Peter G. Jaffe (2012)

Keywords: Adolescent dating violence; Sexual harassment; Child maltreatment; Psychosocial adjustment

Summary by: Jasprit (Jessy) Pandori