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Adolescent Relationship Violence Has Mental Health Implications

(3/10/2014)

Adolescent Relationship Violence Has Mental Health Implications
Medical News Today
March 8, 2014

Described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as "physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse," intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health issue affecting millions of people in the United States. New research from sociologists at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) shows that adolescents and young adults who perpetrate or fall victim to IPV are more likely to experience an increase in symptoms of depression.

For the full article, follow this link: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/273640.php


Keywords: adolescent, relationship, intimate, partner, violence, ipv, young, adults, victim, perpetrator, depression, mental, health, implications



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