Newspaper articles about teenage dating
"There are a lot of reasons that young people won't come forward.
I knew that I should, and I knew that I had people to talk to, but I just felt like I couldn't tell them.
So I just kept it to myself." When she was a sophomore, Mc Covery's boyfriend sexually assaulted her.
Vagi and colleagues note that previous data from the YRBS has estimated the prevalence of TDV in the US to stand at around 9%.
But the researchers hypothesized that the new questions included in the 2013 YRBS would provide a more accurate estimate.
Monday's report found that teens who experienced dating violence were more likely to engage in high-risk behaviors: attempted suicide, binge drinking and drug use.