Chrome 2001
.
Aetna Intelihealth InteliHealth Aetna Intelihealth Aetna Intelihealth
 
.
. .
.
Chrome 2001
Chrome 2001
Health News Health News
.
For Young Couples, Violence Can Harm Both Sides
March 07, 2014

 

FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young adults involved in relationship violence are more likely to suffer depression, a new study indicates.

The Bowling Green State University sociologists found that both males and females who committed or were victims of relationship violence had more symptoms of depression.

It's clear why such violence can harm the mental health of victims, the researchers said, but this study showed that it also has a damaging effect on those who commit the violence.

The study authors said people who commit relationship violence know they are viewed negatively.

The researchers also said the mental harm caused by relationship violence can damage young people's self-worth and self-confidence, making it more difficult for them to make a smooth transition into adulthood.

This means the impact of any kind of relationship violence among teens and young adults may be long term and interfere with things such as schooling, getting a good job, and starting and managing a family.

To come to this conclusion, the researchers analyzed data from young people who were first interviewed at ages 12 to 19, again one year later and then every two years after that. During the last interview, the participants were aged 17 to 24.

The study was published in the March issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

More information

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about teen dating violence.


SOURCE: Journal of Health and Social Behavior, news release, March 5, 2014...

InteliHealth
.
.
.
.
.
More News
InteliHealth .
.
General Health News
Today's News
Today In Health History
This Week In Health
Addiction News
Allergy News
Alzheimer's News
Arthritis News
Asthma News
Babies News
Breast Cancer News
Bronchitis News
Cancer News
Cervical Cancer News
Children's Health News
Cholesterol News
Dental/Oral Health News
Depression News
Diabetes News
Ear, Nose And Throat News
Environmental Health News
Eye News
Fitness News
Genetics News
Headache News
Health Policy News
Heart Attack News
Heart Failure News
Heart Health News
HIV/AIDS News
Infectious Diseases News
Influenza News
Lung Cancer News
Medication News
Men's Health News
Mental Health News
Multiple Sclerosis News
Nutrition News
Parkinson's News
Pregnancy News
Prostate Cancer News
Schizophrenia
Senior Health News
Sexual/Reproductive Health News
Sexual dysfunction
Sleep News
STDs News
Stroke News
Tobacco Cessation News
Weight Management News
Women's Health News
.
.
.
.
InteliHealth
    Print Printer-friendly format    
   
.  
This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify.
.