DV/IPV Sexual Assault

Relationship Dynamics And Teen Dating Violence

A newly published research brief from NIJ: Relationship Dynamics And Teen Dating Violence (PDF). It addresses the following research questions:

  1. Which relationship dynamics increase the risk for TDV or protect against abuse?
  2. How does the experience of TDV in one relationship influence the dynamics in subsequent relationships?
  3. How does the association between relationship dynamics and TDV change during the transition from early teen years into young adulthood?

As is often the case, this is a pretty superficial overview of the issue, so let this give you a sense of where you want to explore further. And of course, the Endnotes are valuable in and of themselves. Worth a download.


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