Self esteem teen dating violence

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It therefore affects men, women, or teen girls and boys, whether in a married or unmarried heterosexual or homosexual relationship.

Intimate partner violence may consist of one or more forms, including emotional, psychological, physical, sexual, or economic abuse and is defined as one person in an intimate relationship using any means to put down or otherwise control the other. REFERENCES: Abuse, Rape, Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection: AARDVARC. Abuse, Rape, Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection: AARDVARC.

Other complications can include physical injury and death. American Journal of Public Health 2004 June: 94(6): 951-957.

These victims are also more likely to become sufferers of intimate partner violence as adults.

It is usually committed by perpetrators of other forms of domestic violence.

Domestic violence is a major public-health problem in that it affects millions of people and often results in physical and emotional injuries and even deaths.

About 25% of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals are victims of intimate partner abuse, just as often as are heterosexual women.

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