Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name-calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship, but these behaviors can become abusive and develop into serious forms of violence. Many teens do not report unhealthy behaviors because they are afraid to tell family and friends. Teen dating violence is common.
What are some causes of teen dating violence?
Risk Factors for Teen Dating Violence Perpetrationbelieving that it is acceptable to use threats or violence to get ones way or to express frustration or anger;problems managing anger or frustration;association with violent peers;low self-esteem and depression;not having parental supervision and support; and/or.More items
What are the 4 uncontrollable risk factors?
The uncontrollable risk factors are:Age (the risk increases with age)Gender (men develop CAD 10 years earlier than women)Family history (genetic predisposition and common lifestyles increase risk)Race (incidence is greater in some groups of African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, native American Indians,)