Articles on abuse in teen dating
Despite such high statistics, many researchers, parents, teachers and activists report that dating violence is often a silent crime that goes undetected and underreported.
"I think at least part of the answer to this communication dilemma can be answered by parents in the form of improved education," Cook wrote.
Dédalo Purificação, an outreach coordinator at Domestic Violence Solutions, writing in The Independent, encouraged communities to provide "home bases" where youth can ask questions and learn about healthy relationship.
The researchers surveyed students during the 2012-13 academic year at eight school-based health centers in California, reported Futurity.
Dating abuse or dating violence is defined as the perpetration or threat of an act of violence by at least one member of an unmarried couple on the other member within the context of dating or courtship.