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Special Collections: Healthy Dating Leads to Healthy Marriage
One in four dating teens is abused or harassed online or through texts by their partners, according to the largest survey to date on the subject. Social networking sites, texts, cell phones, and e-mails haven’t pushed abuse rates up, but they have given abusers another way to control, degrade,...
This article discusses the test of two smartphone applications designed to prevent dating violence and sexual abuse by quickly connecting youth to emergency help. (Author abstract modified)