Teen dating violence victims
TDV occurs in different forms, including verbal, emotional, physical, sexual, and digital, and the experience of TDV may have both immediate and long term effects on young people.The documents included in this section highlight the widespread problem of TDV, the different types of dating abuse, and their impacts on young people.Teen dating violence or abuse is a pattern of behavior that includes physical, emotional, verbal or sexual abuse used by one person in an intimate relationship to exert power and control over another among individuals between the ages of 13-19 years old.This paper provides a deeper understanding of teen experiences with suicidal threats and how they respond to them within the context of an abusive dating relationship. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1537-466120170000023009 Download as . This document examines the prevalence of dating violence by gender and communities of color.The document also presents information about the different types of dating violence and their effects on teens who experience dating violence.
This fact sheet presents information about dating and domestic violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) young people and the obstacles faced by LGBTQ youth in seeking help.
This fact sheet discusses physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and stalking in dating relationships and draws on research to show that teen dating violence is a public health problem.
The fact sheet also presents CDC's approach to teen dating violence prevention.
An estimated one in ten high school students have been hit, slapped, or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend.
This violent behavior often begins between the ages of 12 and 18.