8 %) than were non-victims, and perpetrators of sexual cyber dating abuse were 17 times more likely to have also perpetrated sexual coercion (34 vs. Implications for practice and future research are discussed.OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of cyber dating abuse among youth aged 14 to 19 years seeking care at school-based health centers and associations with other forms of adolescent relationship abuse (ARA), sexual violence, and reproductive and sexual health indicators.The researchers launched their study to better understand the frequency of cyber dating abuse in teens and its implications.Evidence has already shown that cyber dating abuse is linked to physical, sexual and psychological abuse, Dick said.
Forty-one percent of youth reported cyber dating abuse victimization, female more than male respondents.
One out of ten youth said that they had perpetrated cyber dating abuse, with females reporting greater levels of non-sexual cyber dating abuse perpetration than males; by contrast, male youth were significantly more likely to report perpetrating sexual cyber dating abuse.
Victims of sexual cyber dating abuse were seven times more likely to have also experienced sexual coercion (55 vs.
In other words, how strongly texting and sexting, social media cyber bullying, location-based stalking, and other behavior could be linked to physical forms of abuse.
Second, although designed for clinicians and school counselors, the study holds some important information for police, too.