Teen dating violence fact sheet
Teen dating abuse violence (TDV) is defined as physical, sexual, or psychological violence within a close relationship.
TDV isn’t an argument every once in a while, or a bad mood after a bad day. Table 11 gov/mmwr/pdf/ss/ss57044 Choose Respect, Causing Pain: Real Stories of Dating Abuse and Violence Video Discussion Guide, 2007.
TDV is a pattern of controlling behavior that someone uses against a girlfriend or boyfriend.
In addition to the risk for injury and death, victims of dating violence are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior, eating disorders, substance use, and suicidal ideation/attempts. 5) ² Children Now/Kaiser Permanente Poll, December 1995 ³ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
is manipulation by your partner to dictate who you see, and meet, even who you email, and text.
You may find yourself cutting ties with friends to avoid arguments. The less people you see, the more influence the abuser can exercise over you. How do you know that you have a healthy relationship?
The documents included in this section highlight the widespread problem of TDV, the different types of dating abuse, and their impacts on young people.
Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.
This "Facts & Stats Collection" paper describes specific issues and distinguishing dynamics that confront teens and young adults of color, highlighting types of abuse and warning signs. 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 toolkit was developed by and for advocates in the runaway and homeless youth and dv/sa fields to help programs create partnerships, meaningful services, and effective intervention and prevention strategies for working with youth at risk.
This fact sheet notes three types of dating abuses - physical, emotional, and sexual - 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.
This fact sheet uses nationally representative data to show that forced sexual intercourse is a common experience among young adult women of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups, with verbal and physical force being the most common force used.