Social effects of dating violence

Public policy efforts, including funding, would best be served by redirecting them toward other prevention programs for youth violence.When children witness the abuse of their parent it threatens their sense of stability and security.According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics, the overall violent victimization rate (eg, rape and assaults) decreased by 40% from 2001 to 2010.

Speculation as to the causes of the recent mass shooting at a Batman movie screening in Colorado has reignited debates in the psychiatric community about media violence and its effects on human behavior.In 2011 the field of video game violence experienced serious reversals with repudiations of the current research by the US Supreme Court and the Australian Government as non-compelling and fundamentally flawed.Scholars too have been calling for higher quality research on this issue.Nearly two-thirds of TV programs contain some physical violence.Most self-involving video games contain some violent content, even those for children.

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