Youth

Although teen dating violence is typically viewed as a problem related specifically to adolescent development, our findings indicate that the risk for aggressive behaviour and involvement in dating violence are related to stressors experienced much earlier in life," said lead author Jennifer A. Livingston, senior research scientist at the Unive...

"This is good news. In neighbourhoods with high levels of community violence and few safe spaces to spend time, having supportive adult connections is protective against violence exposure," said lead researcher Alison Culyba from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in the US....

On an average two percent of youth between ages five and 17 years in the US are gang members, says an alarming study that estimated that there are over one million juvenile gang members in the country....