Types: mutual violent control -Basically 2 intimate terrorists together -Includes couples in which both partners are controlling and violent -One partner usually ends up severely injured Types: violent resistants - Both partners are violent - Resistant partner is acting in self-defense - One tries to control, the other tries to protect self Dating violence - Prevalence • ¼ to ½ of relationships report some form of physical violence • Victimization rates are similar • Women report more physical aggression (both sides) - Predictors • Jealousy and rejection Parents vs. friends’ influence -Study of 8 th and 9 th graders
-Both predict violence -Friends are stronger predictor • Women: more likely to be perpetrators, but more mutual • Men: more severe perpetrators -Girls chances > if they have friends in violent relationships -Boys tend to hang out with similarly violent friends 1. On hpv vaccines: “in other words, boys don’t have to get caccinated for the same reason they don’t have to wash dishes, do laundry, but birth control, or think about other people in general: girls will do it for them. 2. The dark side of relationships…violence a. Rihanna and Chris Brown incident b. Prevalence of violence: its difficult to get accurate assessments of violence c. “Family” abuse high in US i. severe parent-child violence occurs in 5% of households ii. partner aggression and child abuse tend to co-occur d. partner aggression in 12% of households e. 22% women and 7% men assaulted by intimate partner f. slapping and hitting are the most common form g. 2005 study of 453 families i. 90% some partner and/or parent physical aggression in past year ii. 1/3 at least one type of sever aggression (IE beat up/choked) iii. 13% reported parent violence sever enough to meet definitions of child physical abuse h. What are the correlate of IP violence? Ethnic differences i. Blacks and Hispanic higher rates than whites ii. But generally, not about race and ethnicity…its about poverty and… 1. Social class/ education/stree/alcohol use 2. Level of acculturation (immigrants from other countries who try to fit in) matters..the highest acculturated individuals and those on the lowest ends of acculturation show the highest levels of
violence (u shaped relationship); if you have low accultruation you are more likely to be poverty stricken which in turns means higher violence; on other end, if you are very acculturated then you feel like you want to get ahead of the game, you are more stressed and take it out on your family i. Correlates of IP violence: family background i. Viewing some violence appears to decrease likelihood of being victim ii. Physical abuse/corporal punishment > likelihood of perpetrating in
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