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Youth safe and healthy relationships : a literature review Melanie A. Beres, Louise J. Pearman-Beres and Poppy Johns

By: Beres, Melanie A.
Contributor(s): Pearman-Beres, Lousie J | Johns, Poppy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Dunedin, New Zealand : University of Otago, 2020Description: electronic document (73 pages) ; PDF.ISBN: 978-0-473-54249-8.Subject(s): ADOLESCENT RELATIONSHIP ABUSE | ADOLESCENTS | ATTITUDES | COERCIVE CONTROL | CONSENT | DATING VIOLENCE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | LITERATURE REVIEWS | ONLINE TOOLS | PHYSICAL ABUSE | PORNOGRAPHY | STALKING | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | SOCIAL MARKETING | SOCIAL MEDIA | YOUNG PEOPLE | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: Considering the complex context of the lives of young people, this report reviews relevant literature to better understand what we know about how young people think about the romantic and intimate relationships and the factors that influence both healthy and harmful relationship behaviours. Young people report knowing the ‘basics’ about healthy and unhealthy relationships. They understand that physical violence is harmful and that they should aspire for egalitarian relationships. Yet, they do not recognise more subtle forms of unhealthy relationships, including coercive control, and they struggle with identifying problematic behaviours in their relationships, despite being able to identify problematic behaviours in others. (From the report). Record #7604
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Considering the complex context of the lives of young people, this report reviews relevant literature to better understand what we know about how young people think
about the romantic and intimate relationships and the factors that influence both healthy and harmful relationship behaviours. Young people report knowing the ‘basics’
about healthy and unhealthy relationships. They understand that physical violence is harmful and that they should aspire for egalitarian relationships. Yet, they do not
recognise more subtle forms of unhealthy relationships, including coercive control, and they struggle with identifying problematic behaviours in their relationships, despite
being able to identify problematic behaviours in others. (From the report). Record #7604