Adolescent Dating Violence Victimization and Psychological Well-Being

  title={Adolescent Dating Violence Victimization and Psychological Well-Being},
  author={Michelle Renee Callahan and Richard M. Tolman and Daniel G Saunders},
  journal={Journal of Adolescent Research},
  pages={664 - 681}
This study assesses the relationship between adolescents' dating violence victimization and their psychological well-being. The participants were 190high school students, ages 13 to 19 years, with just over half being boys (53%) and the remainder being girls (47%). Data were collected using self-administered questionnaires. For girls, increasing levels of dating violence (severity, frequency, injury) were related to higher levels of post-traumatic stress and dissociation, even after controlling… 

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