We conducted a quantitative study with a descriptive, comparative and correlational design, with 124 heterosexual adolescents, aged 15 to 18 years (M = 15.94, SD = 0.65).
As measurement instruments we used a sociodemographic questionnaire, the Family Background Questionnaire (FBQ), and the Conflict in Adolescent Dating Relationships Inventory (CADRI).
No significant correlation was observed between experiences of violence in the family of origin and in the relationship with the partner (p Interpersona, 2015, Vol. Adolescence is a period in which the contact between peers is amplified and marks the beginning of affective and sexual experiences.
9(2), doi:10.5964/ijpr.v9i2.176 Received: 2014-10-27. It is a phase of experimentation and learning in terms of ones love life, which includes numerous forms of relationships.
A school-based sample of 15-year-olds was divided into maltreated (n = 132) and nonmaltreated (n = 227) subgroups based on self-reported maltreatment.
These two groups were then compared on two theoretically determined dimensions of adjustment (i.
Read More A retrospective survey of undergraduate students was used to examine the long-term psychological impact of witnessing interparental physical aggression during childhood.
Two hundred and three of 1,452 young adults surveyed (14%) reported witnessing as children at least one incident of physical aggression between their parents.
The results showed percentages of violence that ranged from 14.7% for relational abuse committed to 97% for verbal/emotional violence suffered. Unisinos, 950/ Sala 2A109 – Bairro Cristo Rei, São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
We identified significant gender differences in the dimensions of threatening behavior (t = -3.172, p = 0.002) and physical violence (t = -3.037, p = 0.003) perpetrated by the participant, indicating that it is the girls who report that they practice this type of violence more often. E-mail: [email protected] is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License ( which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
It has different characteristics, while many factors are shown to be associated with its occurrence.
The present study investigated the affective-sexual relationships of adolescents, focusing on the experiences as perpetrators and victims of different types of violence between partners.
Grych teaches Psychology of Marriage and Family, Introduction to Psychology, and Child Psychopathology. The Web of Violence: Exploring connections among forms of interpersonal violence.