Dating violence intervention and prevention for teenagers
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“Although teen dating violence is typically viewed as a problem related specifically to adolescent development, our findings indicate that the risk for aggressive behaviour and involvement in dating violence are related to stressors experienced much earlier in life,” says lead study author and senior research scientist at RIA, Jennifer A. To draw her conclusions, Livingston studied 144 teenagers from the age of 12 months, all of whom had a father with an alcohol use disorder.
Over the years, she collected and analysed data regularly, thus allowing her to determine factors which led to some of the teenagers getting into abusive or violent dating relationships.
Growing up with a parent who has an alcohol use disorder increases the chance of having violent dating relationships as a teenager, a study has shown.
According to research by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, the root causes of dating violence in teenagers can be identified as early as infancy.
Journalists also pored over thousands of pages of court documents, data requests and social media posts to re-create a full account of what prompted a teenage gang war to break out in Delaware's largest city.“Our findings underscore the critical need for early intervention and prevention with families who are at-risk due to alcohol problems.Mothers with alcoholic partners are especially in need of support,” Livingston says.On Sunday morning, Wilmington police identified William Rollins Jr.as the victim in Saturday night's fatal in the area of 21st and Washington streets. Attendees, which, included family and among others, made impassioned pleas to end the violence in the city.