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According to the Centers for Disease Control, 23% of males and 14% of females surveys indicated that they had been part of a relationship that was violent or abusive.
Teens may not fully understand the weight of their actions – especially if they have developed an understanding of how relationships operate from portrayals in the media, movies, athletes, and television.
Positive family connections, a commitment to school, and self-discipline are among the top factors that seem to be effective in teen violence prevention for the perpetrator and/or the victim.
In the 16-minute movie geared toward teens, Natalie suffers the cycle of physical and emotional abuse by her boyfriend Alex.Teenagers are diving into intimate relationships while still learning about the patience, communication, and trust required to make a relationship successful.Relationships are more likely to fail – and to become abusive – when the dating partners are young, immature, and spontaneous.Incidents of teenage violence can be reduced by teaching teens good coping skills for their problems.Traits that can help young people cope with problems in non-violent ways include: Many factors may help to prevent teenage violence.