Dating Violence Among Male and Female Youth Seeking Emergency Department Care

The study found that 1 in 6 youth between the ages of 14 and 20 visiting the emergency room reported dating violence. About 4000 youth were screened at an academic hospital between September 2010 and March 2013. The participants filled out a computerized, self-administered questionnaire. Dating violence was associated with the black race, alcohol, illicit drugs and depression.

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