U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Teen Dating Violence

Special Feature
© Samuel Borges Photography/Shutterstock.com (see reuse policy).

Publications

The following resources are a sample of available topical materials released in recent years. See the Publications List on our site for additional resources.

Dating Violence Reported by High School Students, 2019
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, February 2022

Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Teen Dating Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, January 2022

Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women 1993-2020
National Institute of Justice, August 2021

Preventing Teen Dating Violence
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2021

Interpersonal Violence Victimization Among High School Students — Youth Risk Behavior Survey, United States, 2019
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2020

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2019
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2020

Prevalence of and Risk Markers for Dating Abuse-Related Stalking and Harassment Victimization and Perpetration in a Nationally Representative Sample of U.S. Adolescents
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2020

Teen Dating Abuse - Brief Guide: What Service Providers and Educators Need to Know
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2020

Teen Dating Abuse: What Teens Need to Know if You Are Experiencing Harm, Causing Harm, or Want to Help a Friend
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2020

Teen Dating Violence Perpetration: Protective Factor Trajectories from Middle to High School among Adolescents
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2020

Final Summary Overview: Research & Evaluation on Victims of Crime (STRiV Secondary Data Analyses)
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2019

Effects of the Second Step Program in Middle School on Violence, Victimization, and Substance Use in High School
National Institute of Justice, April 2019

Relationship Processes in the Development of Teen Dating Violence
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2019

Partner Violence Prevention For Middle-School Boys: A Dyadic Web-Based Intervention Study (Project STRONG)
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, January 2019

Patterns of Help-Seeking Behavior Among Victims of Teen Dating Violence and Abuse: Variations Among Boys and Girls
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2019

Teen Dating Violence in a High-Risk Sample: The Protective Role of Maternal Acceptance
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2019

Understanding the Buffering Effects of Protective Factors on the Relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Teen Dating Violence Perpetration
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2019

Changes in Acceptance of Dating Violence and Physical Dating Violence Victimization in a Longitudinal Study With Teens
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2018

Risk Factors in Pre- and Mid-Adolescence May Help Predict Dating Violence in Young Adulthood
National Institute of Justice, November 2018

A Longitudinal Examination of Teen Dating Violence From Adolescence to Young Adulthood
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2018

Etiology of Teen Dating Violence Among Adolescent Children of Alcoholics
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2018

Relationship Dynamics and Teen Dating Violence
National Institute of Justice, February 2018

Does Change in Perceptions of Peer Teen Dating Violence Predict Change in Teen Dating Violence Perpetration Over Time?
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2018

Predicting Teen Dating Violence Perpetration
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2018

The Dynamic Context of Teen Dating Violence within Adolescent Relationships
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2017

Relationship Abuse During the Transition From Adolescence to Young Adulthood
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2017

Teen Dating Violence Victimization in an Urban Sample of Early Adolescents
National Institute of Justice, August 2017

Understanding and Preventing Violence: Summary of 2016 Research and Surveillance Activities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, July 2017

Family Context Is an Important Element in the Development of Teen Dating Violence and Should Be Considered in Prevention and Intervention
National Institute of Justice, April 2017

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010-2012 State Report
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 2017

A National Survey Shines a Light on the Nature and Scope of Teen Dating Violence
National Institute of Justice, February 2017

Additional Resources

Conduct a search of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Virtual Library for additional resources on the topic.

Date Modified: March 4, 2022
Date Created: August 17, 2020