Types of dating violence

The AAS is a five-item measure scored on a yes/no scale, with positive responses to any question denoting abuse.

It was created to detect abuse perpetrated against pregnant women.

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IPV can take a number of forms, including physical, verbal, emotional, economic and sexual abuse.

Situational couple violence, also called common couple violence, is not connected to general control behavior, but arises in a single argument where one or both partners physically lash out at the other.

In 2016, 4,648 young people ages 10-24 were victims of homicide - an average of 13 each day.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines intimate partner violence as "any behaviour within an intimate relationship that causes physical, psychological or sexual harm to those in the relationship".

The HITS is a four-item scale rated on a 5-point Likert scale from 1 (never) to 5 (frequently).

The most common but less injurious form of intimate partner violence is situational couple violence (also known as situational violence), which is conducted by individuals of both genders nearly equally, Intimate partner violence occurs between two people in an intimate relationship.

It may occur between heterosexual or homosexual couples and victims can be male or female.

Couples may be dating, cohabiting or married and violence can occur in or outside of the home.

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