Adolescent Relationship Violence: Help-Seeking and Help-Giving Behaviors among Peers

  title={Adolescent Relationship Violence: Help-Seeking and Help-Giving Behaviors among Peers},
  author={Deborah A. Fry and Adam M. Messinger and Vaughn I. Rickert and Meghan K. O’Connor and Niki P Palmetto and Harriet Lessel and Leslie L. Davidson},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
Young people tend to disclose relationship violence experiences to their peers, if they disclose at all, yet little is known about the nature and frequency of adolescent help-seeking and help-giving behaviors. Conducted within a sample of 1,312 young people from four New York City high schools, this is the first paper to ask adolescent help-givers about the various forms of help they provide and among the first to examine how ethnicity and nativity impact help-seeking behaviors. Relationship… CONTINUE READING
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