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Research Roundup: What Do We Know About Hispanic Youth and Teen Dating Violence?

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Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB).
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More and more, researchers who study violence among romantic partners are starting to examine the unique issues faced by teens in violent relationships. In much of that work, researchers have focused on white and African American teens. Because Hispanic children and youth make up 17 percent of the U.S. population under age 18, new research is taking a closer look at this group of young people. Three recent articles investigate important questions about dating violence and Hispanic teens, and this article discusses this research. (Author abstract modified)

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