Risk factors of dating reltionship
The study first examined potential risk factors that each partner could bring to a relationship.These factors could be grouped into four broad categories: When examined together, risk factors that could be changed (e.g., having delinquent peers) related more strongly to dating violence than risk factors that could not be changed (e.g., exposure to maltreatment in childhood).
Identifying youth at risk for violence increases the likelihood of early intervention and prevention.
Simple phonic tics are simple vocalizations or sounds.
Examples include grunting, coughing, throat clearing, swallowing, blowing, or sucking sounds.
In an NIJ-funded study of 5,647 teens (51.8 percent female, 74.6 percent Caucasian) from 10 middle schools and high schools (representing grades 7 to 12) throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, researchers identified several factors related to increased risk for dating violence.
The researchers focused especially on cyber abuse but found that the following factors related to multiple forms of abuse: Another NIJ-funded study examined multiple risk factors among 223 at-risk, low-income teens in central Virginia.