Dating violence among college students

01 Jan

More than half (130 of 227) of the violence experienced during college was partner related.

Students experiencing partner violence during college were more likely to experience physical and emotional violence and were less likely to experience sexual violence.

Identifying factors that contribute to the quality of responses towards victims of violence can help to inform future intervention and prevention programs; assist in decreasing mental health problems, and reduce the incidence rates of IPV.Women reported more victimization than men, but male victimization was considerable (27.2%).More men perpetrated sexual violence; more women perpetrated physical violence.Over the past decade or so there has been a shift in the definitions used to describe intimate partner violence.There is still widespread use of various terms used to describe intimate partner violence.