Journal behaviors towards teen dating violence
Some studies have examined forms of media that are especially popular with children and adolescents, such as video games and teen-focused magazines.
Further, for both girls and boys, the relationship between mother-to-father violence and perpetration of TDV was fully mediated by attitudes accepting of violence..
The APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls was formed in response to these expressions of public concern.
APA has long been involved in issues related to the impact of media content on children.
The task force was charged with producing a report, including recommendations for research, practice, education and training, policy and public awareness.
This report examines and summarizes psychological theory, research and clinical experience addressing the sexualization of girls.Audience: Psychologists, sociologists, and mental health experts; behavioral intervention teams; criminologists; threat assessment professionals; educators and school administrators; cultural anthropologists; neurobiologists, endocrinologists, psychopharmacologists, and biology experts; probation, parole, and corrections officers; and law enforcement professionals at federal, state, local, and international agencies, among others.