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A history of sexual assault in females and a history of dating violence in males did not increase the rates of attempted suicide, which is the third leading cause of death for adolescents.
It's no surprise that teen dating in the digital age is a lot different from the old days of passing notes and waiting by the phone.
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A total of 1,043 tweens, 523 parents, and 626 teens completed the survey, resulting in a margin of error (at the 95% confidence level) of 3.0 percentage points for tweens in total, 3.9 points for parents, and 4.1 points for teens (5.5 among those 17-18).
(Liz Claiborne, Teen Research Unlimited Survey, released July 2008)A study of public high school students in New York City found females who recently experienced dating violence and males who experienced sexual assault some time in their lives are more likely to report suicide attempts than their counterparts without similar histories of violence.
Dating violence was defined as being hit, slapped or hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend.
Adolescent girls who reported dating violence were 60 percent more likely to report one or more suicide attempts in the past year, the survey found, and males who reported sexual assault were four times as likely to have attempted suicide.
The 1993 Violence Against Women Survey (VAWS) found that 16% of women had experienced physical or sexual violence in a dating relationship since the age of 16.
Digital dating abuse is the use of technology such as texting and social media to stalk, harass or intimidate a partner.
This behavior is a form of emotional or verbal abuse that is being perpetrated in an online setting.
Any teen or young adult can experience abuse, violence or unhealthy behaviors in their dating relationships.
A relationship can be casual or serious, monogamous or not, short or long term.