Evidence suggests dating violence is distinct in certain ways from other youth risk behaviors and youth violence, so programmatic activities target risk factors that have been associated with psychological, physical and sexual teen dating violence perpetration in longitudinal studies and factors that have been discussed in this Special Section.Individual level factors include youth substance use (O’Donnell et al.has the potential to prevent the onset of TDV, which could disrupt the stability of violence across relationships and over time.Moreover, in middle school, parents and educators are strong influences and takes a novel approach to TDV prevention that bridges diverse areas of public health by drawing on the best available research in areas such as TDV, youth violence, and sexual risk prevention.
Adaptation tools developed for will use a data-driven approach to build the capacity of local health departments to implement violence prevention.
The study found that spanked kids tended to have higher odds of being violent toward their dating partners, researchers said.
"While we can't say that spanking causes later violence, it follows that if a kid learns that physical punishment is a way to solve conflict, he/she may carry that over into conflicts with later intimate partners," said study senior author Jeff Temple.
The development of effective prevention for TDV has been limited and seeks to promote the next generation of TDV prevention by implementing and evaluating a comprehensive and cohesive model of prevention in high-risk urban communities that takes into account current research on the etiology and stability of TDV as well as the limited evidence base about what works in preventing TDV.
5, 2017 (Health Day News) -- Spanking your child may have unintended consequences as he or she forges adult romantic relationships years later, a new study suggests.