Domestic Violence can often call to mind a very specific image – a husband abusing his wife, or something similar.
Because this behavior is not about support and respect, it only gets worse over time.
And, it makes it more dangerous for the young victim.
These participants were followed-up ~5 years later (Wave 3) when they were aged 18 to 25.
RESULTS: Compared with participants reporting no teen dating violence victimization at Wave 2, female participants experiencing victimization reported increased heavy episodic drinking, depressive symptomatology, suicidal ideation, smoking, and IPV victimization at Wave 3, whereas male participants experiencing victimization reported increased antisocial behaviors, suicidal ideation, marijuana use, and IPV victimization at Wave 3, controlling for sociodemographics, child maltreatment, and pubertal status. 261, October 2008 in 10 teens experience physical abuse by a romantic partner.