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National teen relationship survey reveals dating abuse common

teen2_silo_5The National Institute of Justice sponsored the National Survey on Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence, which was conducted by a group at the University of Chicago.

The survey revealed that nearly 25 million adolescents consider themselves victims of some sort of abuse and 23 million consider themselves perpetrators of abuse.

Bruce Taylor, one of two lead researchers for the survey, said the overall abuse figures were higher than previous national studies of dating abuse, revealing “the startlingly widespread nature of the problem.”

Abuse among dating teens pervasive, fed survey finds, from The Detroit News.

 



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  1. It is really disturbing that abusive dating is so widespread.



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