The field of Domestic Violence research has expanded considerably in the past decade and now includes work conducted by researchers in many different disciplines, notably political science, public health, law, psychology, sociology, criminology, anthropology, family studies, and medicine. The SAGE Handbook of Domestic Violence provides a rich overview of the most important theoretical and empirical work in the field, organized by relationship type. The handbook addresses the three major areas of research on domestic violence: (1) Violence against partners; (2) Violence against children; and (3) Violence against other family members. This Handbook is a unique and timely publication and a long awaited, valuable resource for the vast amount of Domestic Violence research centres and individual researchers across the globe. Part 1: Men's Violence Against Women; Part 2: Women's Violence Against Men; Part 3: Violence Against Partners in Homosexual Relationships; Part 4: Mothers' Violence Against Children; Part 5: Father's Violence Against Children; Part 6: Other Circumstances of Neglect, Abuse, and Violence Against Children; Part 7: Violence Against Siblings; Part 8: Violence Against Parents; and Part 9: Violence Against Other Family Members.

Intimate Partner Violence in Teen Relationships

Intimate Partner Violence in Teen Relationships

Intimate partner violence in teen relationships
Sarah Bekaert Jane Appleton


There is a growing body of international evidence relating to intimate partner violence (IPV) in teenage relationships. This evidence highlights the underrecognized existence of partner violence in teenage relationships. It also emphasizes the parallel and unique effects and outcomes of IPV for teenagers as compared to across the life course. Negative health consequences include physical injury, isolation, internalizing and externalizing problems including anxiety, depression and aggression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and substance abuse. Studies also report low school attainment, suicide attempts, self-harm and drug use aided by the partner (Ismail et al., 2007; Kennedy et al., 2010; Martsolf et al., 2012; Chronister et al., ...

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