Community violence exposure in young adults.

@article{Scarpa2003CommunityVE,
  title={Community violence exposure in young adults.},
  author={Angela Scarpa},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  year={2003},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={210-27}
}
The United States is one of the most violent countries in the world, and this is being reflected in rates of young adults' lifetime exposure ranging from 76% to 82% for victimization and 93% to 96% for witnessing. These high rates are found despite these studies being conducted on relatively low-risk samples from rural areas, and the majority of violent acts reported being less life threatening than those reported by high-risk urban adolescents. Nonetheless, young adults with high levels of… CONTINUE READING
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