A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Interventions Aimed to Prevent or Reduce Violence in Teen Dating Relationships

  title={A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Interventions Aimed to Prevent or Reduce Violence in Teen Dating Relationships},
  author={Lisa De La Rue and J. Polanin and D. Espelage and Terri D. Pigott},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  pages={34 - 7}
  • Lisa De La Rue, J. Polanin, +1 author Terri D. Pigott
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Review of Educational Research
  • The incidence of violence in dating relationships has a significant impact on young people, including decreased mental and physical health. This review is the first to provide a quantitative synthesis of empirical evaluations of school-based programs implemented in middle and high schools that sought to prevent or reduce incidents of dating violence. After a systematic search and screening procedure, a meta-analysis of 23 studies was used to examine the effects of school-based programs. Results… CONTINUE READING

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