Adolescent Dating Violence: Theory, Research, and Prevention, (PDF) condenses the course, risk/protective factors, concerns, and treatment/prevention of adolescent dating violence. Dating violence is defined as physical, psychological, sexual, and cyber behavior meant to cause physical, emotional, or social harm to a current or former intimate partner. The ebook discusses the research design and measurement in the field, emphasizes the recent influx of longitudinal studies, and studies prevention and intervention initiatives. Separated into five sections, the ebook begins by reviewing the theory on and consequences of dating violence. Section II talks about risk factors and protective factors such as substance use, peer influences, and past exposure to violence in the family of origin. Section III discusses how cultural and social factors can influence teen dating violence, addressing the occurrence of dating violence among different ethnicities and among LGBTQ teens, and the influence of social media. Section IV talks over recent research priorities including gender inequality, psychological abuse, measurement, and the dual nature of dating violence during adolescence. Section V evaluates evidence-based practice for treatment and prevention across several age groups and settings.
- Introduces theory on dating violence
- Includes physical, sexual, psychological, and cyber violence
- Examines evidence-based practice in treatment and prevention
- Focuses results from longitudinal studies and intervention initiatives
- Highlights the influence of social media and technology on dating violence
- Discusses gender, ethnic and other social and cultural differences in prevalence
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