Substance use as a longitudinal predictor of the perpetration of teen dating violence.

@article{Temple2013SubstanceUA,
  title={Substance use as a longitudinal predictor of the perpetration of teen dating violence.},
  author={Jeff R. Temple and Ryan C Shorey and Paula J. Fite and Gregory L. Stuart and Vi Donna Le},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={596-606}
}
The prevention of teen dating violence is a major public health priority. However, the dearth of longitudinal studies makes it difficult to develop programs that effectively target salient risk factors. Using a school-based sample of ethnically diverse adolescents, this longitudinal study examined whether substance use (alcohol, marijuana, and hard drugs… CONTINUE READING