Journal articles on dating violence

04 Feb

Over a lifetime, this figure increased to 14.9% of men.

The relative prevalence of IPV against men to that of women is highly disputed between different studies, with some countries having no data at all.

Some researchers believe the actual number of male victims may be greater than law enforcement statistics suggest due to the number of men who do not report their abuse.

Of the 6.6 million incidents of IPV in 1995, 3.25 million involved male victims, with 1 million incidents resulting in injury.

Since 2004, more detailed annual records have been maintained as a supplementary survey attached to the annual Home Office Crime in England and Wales reports.

These reports have consistently recorded significantly higher rates of both male and female victims of IPV than the standard crime surveys.In the case of male victims, the figures range from a high of 4.5% in 2007/2008 In the Republic of Ireland, a 2005 report carried out by the National Crime Council found that 15% of women and 6% of men had suffered severe IPV in their lifetime, equating to roughly 213,000 women and 88,000 men.Results354 (77%) teenagers had experiences with dating and intimate relationships (persons at risk).Prevalence rates were estimated with a weighting factor.IPV against men is a controversial area of research, with terms such as gender symmetry, battered husband syndrome and bidirectional IPV provoking a great deal of debate.