Longitudinal association of physical dating violence perpetration with weapons, suicidal ideation, and substance abuse: Trajectories from middle to high school
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Describe the prevalence of carrying a weapon and threatening someone with a weapon among adolescents following Low and Increasing Physical Dating Violence Perpetration trajectories from Grade 6 to Grade 12. Describe the prevalence of suicidal ideation and attempts among adolescents following Low and Increasing Physical Dating Violence Perpetration trajectories from Grade 9 to Grade 12. Discuss the association between trajectories of physical dating violence and substance abuse from Grade 6 to Grade 12.
Keyword(s): Violence, Adolescents
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working as a research assistant for three years on a longitudinal study examining the different levels of risk and protective factors that influence the developmental trajectories of children and young adolescents from middle to high school in relation to aggression toward peers, delinquency, dating violence, weapon carrying, suicide thoughts and attempts, drug and alcohol use, school dropout.
Among my research interests are modeling of developmental trajectories of violent behaviors among adolescents.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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