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Dating Violence Among Latino Adolescents (DAVILA) Study

NCJ Number
242775
Date Published
June 2013
Length
208 pages
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored
Annotation
A national sample of Latino adolescents was studied to determine their experiences as victims of violence in dating relationships, including physical, sexual, psychological, and stalking victimization.
Abstract
This study examines various forms of dating violence victimization including physical, sexual, psychological, and stalking dating violence within the last year. The study also provides an analysis of additional forms of victimization that adolescent victims of dating violence may experience, and analyzes the formal and informal help-seeking efforts of Latino youth, the effectiveness of services, barriers to help-seeking, and the importance of cultural factors for this population.
Date Created: July 22, 2013