These self-reports of violent behaviors indicated that there was hitting, slapping, or some other form of physical harm during the dating period.
among adolescents range from 15% to 40% contingent on the definitions used (e.g., verbal or physical violence versus violence resulting in a serious injury) and populations sampled (e.g., general population versus clinic samples).
Despite variations in definitions and populations, most cross-sectional and more recent longitudinal studies Alcohol and other drug use are also frequently associated with IPV and sexual coercion among adolescents and young adults.
It was proposed that alcohol use may be used in conjunction with IPV as part of a sexual control process to obtain sex against a woman’s consent.
These findings, and those reported previously regarding ].
However, the knowledge base on IPV has been generated by investigators in a diverse range of fields, such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, criminal justice, family studies, feminist studies, and the health sciences.
Findings from these fields will be drawn upon as needed to describe the prevalence of IPV, its distribution across major racial/ethnic and economic groups, and the neighborhood and societal factors that promote or protect against its occurrence.
The research concerning adolescents has often examined different outcomes, including dating as well as other forms of violence committed by adolescents., exposure to domestic violence, destructive communication, gender stereotyping, and attitudes accepting of domestic violence mediated the observed relationship between ethnic minority status, low levels of parent education, and expressed In one large sample of African-American males living in or near public housing projects, violence exposure was strongly associated with expressed violence, but the effects were moderated when youth were less depressed and had a stronger sense of purpose in life.
Researchers who separated the effects of domestic and community violence found that only domestic violence affected the functioning of a group of high-risk adolescents and that the impact was moderated by the adolescents’ self-reported social support.
Current estimates in the United States suggest that approximately 50% of sexual assault cases involving adolescents and young adults involve alcohol consumption ( reported on alcohol use, IPV, and sexual coercion and HIV among 3,422 Ugandan women in adolescence and early young adulthood.
The findings indicated that alcohol use before sex was associated with a higher rate of physical violence and sexual coercion, as well as a higher prevalence of HIV.
Women are 10 times more likely to be killed by an intimate partner.