Violence in College Students' Dating Relationships

  title={Violence in College Students' Dating Relationships},
  author={Carol K. Sigelman and Carol J. Berry and Katharine A. Wiles},
  journal={Journal of Applied Social Psychology},
In a survey of 504 college students examining predictors of violence in heterosexual relationships, over half of both men and women had committed at least one physically violent act, and men more often than women reported having been the victims of such acts. Most respondents who reported some experience with violence had both committed and received it, were involved in relatively few different types of violence, and first experienced violence when a relationship had moved beyond the casual… 

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