Substance abuse and dating violence
Specifically, participants were asked if they had ever been called names, insulted, or treated disrespectfully by their partner.
Several studies show a direct correlation between experiencing dating violence and an increased likelihood of alcohol and drug use.
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And those who experience physical dating violence are more likely to smoke and use drugs, among other risky behaviors, compared to peers who did not experience abuse.
When a dating partner is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the risk of more unhealthy and abusive behaviors are heightened, whether it’s verbal, emotional, digital, physical, or sexual abuse.Five years later, those who answered yes to any of these questions were more likely to be involved in unhealthy behaviors.