Question: Why are teens afraid to report dating violence?

Why domestic violence has contributed to significant health concerns for teenagers?

Even when they are not experiencing violence directly, exposure to violence puts teenagers at risk. They may engage in risk-taking or self-medicating behaviour, this is often to block out bad memories or numb emotional pain. self-harming behaviour. difficulties with school and disengaging from school.

What happens when a child is exposed to violence?

[1] Exposure to violence can harm a childs emotional, psychological and even physical development. Children exposed to violence are more likely to have difficulty in school, abuse drugs or alcohol, act aggressively, suffer from depression or other mental health problems and engage in criminal behavior as adults.

Are children who are exposed to violence more likely to be violent?

Children are more likely to be exposed to violence and crime than adults. Almost one in ten American children saw one family member assault another family member, and more than 25 percent had been exposed to family violence during their life.

How would having an abusive parent affect a child?

Similarly, children who experience parental abuse or neglect are more likely to show negative outcomes that carry forward into adult life, with ongoing problems with emotional regulation, self-concept, social skills, and academic motivation, as well as serious learning and adjustment problems, including academic

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