Assessment of Types of Dating Violence and Gender Prompting Involved in Dating Violence Among Undergraduate Students of University of Maiduguri
Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019, Pages: 46-56
Received: Jan. 12, 2019;
Accepted: Mar. 7, 2019;
Published: Apr. 9, 2019
Views 92 Downloads 26
Nuhu Robert Kirtani, Department of Physical and Health Education, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Bulus Tikon, Department of Physical and Health Education, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Nashion Hananiah Likki, Department of Physical and Health Education, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
The study assessed types of dating violence and gender prompting involved in dating violence among undergraduate students of university of Maiduguri, Borno state, Nigeria. Dating violence is a serious and prevalent public health problem that is associated with numerous negative physical and psychological health outcomes. There is limited research on prevention and intervention strategies to address the issue of dating violence. The development and evaluation of evidence-based programs targeted at dating violence prevention is very important. The study used a descriptive research design. Three hundred and eighty-four (384) copies of questionnaires were administered but three hundred and fifty-six (356) copies were retrieved, making 93% return rate. The analysis of the data collected was done using descriptive statistics (charts, frequency counts and percentages). The result of the study revealed that emotional abuse, psychological abuse, physical abuse and controlling behavior were the types of dating violence in the study area. Ridiculing or insulting women/men as a group, mocking women/men in general, believes that the opposite sex is inferior, making fun of one or discredit one as a women/man and unjustly, criticizing one sexuality by one’s friends were the gender prompting involved in dating violence among undergraduate students of university of Maiduguri Borno State. The researchers recommended that safe date’s program should be added to preexisting curriculum to educate undergraduate students about the effect of dating violence.
Nuhu Robert Kirtani,
Nashion Hananiah Likki,
Assessment of Types of Dating Violence and Gender Prompting Involved in Dating Violence Among Undergraduate Students of University of Maiduguri, Education Journal.
Vol. 8, No. 2,
2019, pp. 46-56.
Adamo. (2014). Structural Equation Modeling with Amos. Ottawa: Routledge.
Adams AE, Sullivan CM, Bybee D, Greeson M. (2008). Development of the scale of economic abuse. Violence Against Women.14:563–588.
AfrolNews, (2007). Sex differences in aggression in real-world settings: A meta-analytic review. Review of General Psychology.7:211–312.
Agbo & Choji (2014). The roles of coping and social support in battered women’smental health. Violence Against Women.9:212–421.
Aguilar & Nightingale, (1994). When men batter women: New insights into ending dating violence. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Ainsworth (1978). The prevalence of female-to-male intimate partner violence in an urban emergency department. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2(1):232–314.
Ajuwon, Funmilayo & Osungbade (2011). Project SAFE: Domestic violence education for practicing physicians Women’s Health Issues.143–177.
Aluede. (2011). Single mothers, poverty, and depression. Psychological Medicine.27:21.
Aminini-Philips, (2013). Prevalence of partner abuse: Rates of emotional abuse and control. Partner Abuse. 6(4):211–323.
Anderson& Bushman, (2002). Redefining intimate partner violence: Women’s experiences with physical violence and non-physical abuse by age. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy.32:131–176.
Banks. (2007). Comparisons of intimate partner violence among partners in same- sex and opposite-sex relationships in the United States. American Journal of Public Health.92:2162–4274.
Baron & Richardson, (1994). Family dynamics: An essay on conflict and power. In: Sussman MB, Steinmetz SK, Peterson G, editors. Handbook of marriage and the family. 2. New York: Plenum. pp. 121–754.
Berkowitz, (1993). The prevalence of female-to-male intimate partner violence in an urban emergency department. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 27(3):171–214.
Bowlby, J. (1973). Attachment and loss, Vol. 2: Separation. New York: Basic Books.
Bowlby, J. (1979). Attachment and loss, Vol. 2: Separation. New York: Basic Books.
Bretherton, (1992). Women’s experience of emotional abuse in intimate relationships: A qualitative study. Journal of Emotional Abuse. 6(2):39–71.
Campbell JC. (2002). Health consequences of intimate partner violence. Lancet; 359:1331 1336.
Caprara, Perugini, & Barbaranelli, (1994). Beyond the c measurement trap: A reconstructed conceptualization and measurement of battered women. Psychology of Women Quarterly. 25:147 189.
Carr & VanDeusen. (2002). Intimate partner abuse and mental health: The role of social support and other protective factors. Violence Against Women; 8:720–745.
Coker AL, Davis KE, Arias I, Desai S, Sanderson M, Brandt HM, Smith PH.( 2002). Physical and mental health effects of intimate partner violence for men and women. American Journal of Preventative Medicine.23:240–278.
Coker AL, Derrick C, Lumpkin JL, Aldrich TE, Oldendick R. (2000b ). Help-seeking for Intimate partner violence and forced sex in South Carolina. American Journal of Preventative Medicine.19:316–20.
Coker AL, McKeown RE, Sanderson M, Davis KE, Valois RF, Huebner ES. (2002 ). Severe dating violence and quality of life among South Carolina high school students. American Journal of Preventative Medicine.; 17:222–278.
Copelon, (1994). Female victims of homicide: A portrait of their killers and the circumstances of their duties. Violence and Victims; 4:142–211.
Cornelius, & Bell, (2008). Harm to pets and the emotional abuse of women. Journal of Emotional Abuse. 8:61–80.
Cutter-Wilson & Richmond, (2011). Cumulative impact of sustained economic hardship on physical, cognitive, psychological, and social functioning. New England Journal of Medicine.312:1889–1671. [PubMed].
Dodge, Coie, & Lynam, (2006). Female perpetration of violence in heterosexual intimate relationships: Adolescence through adulthood. Trauma, Violence & Abuse. 8:112–272.
Doumas, Margolin, & John, (1994). Gender and contextual factors in adolescent dating violence. Violence Against Women. 1998; 4:180–194.
Draucker & Martsolf, (2010). The roles of coping and social support in battered women’s mental health. Violence Against Women. 10:245–378.
Field & Caetano, (2005). The emotionally abusive relationship: How to end abused and how to stop abusing. New Jersey: John Wiley & Son.
Foshee, Bauman, Linder, Rice, & Wilcher (2007). Patriarchal terrorism and common couple violence: Two forms of violence against women. Journal of Marriage and the Family.61:234–285.
Foshee, Reyes & Ennett, (2010). Husbands’ and wives’ marital adjustment, verbal aggression, and physical aggression in early marriage. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2005; 73:28–37.
Garcia-Moreno C, Jansen HA, Ellsberg M, Heise L, Watts CH. (2006). Prevalence of intimate partner violence: Findings from the WHO multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence. Lancet.368 (9543):1260–1269.
Geen, (2001). Lethal and nonlethal violence against wives. Canadian Journal of Criminology.52:231–346.
Gibb, Abramson, & Alloy. (2004). Female victims of homicide: A portrait of their killers and the circumstances of their duties. Violence and Victims; 7:119–175.
Goldsmith & Alansky, (1987). The impact of different forms of psychological abuse on battered women. Violence and Victims. 15:102–127.
Gover et al. (2008). Remaining in an abusive relationship: An investment model analysis of non voluntary commitment. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 31:256–431.
Hamberger LK. (2005). Men’s and women’s use of intimate partner violence in clinical samples: Toward a gender sensitive approach. Violence and Victims. 2(2):131–151.
Harned M. (2001). Abused women or abused men? An examination of the context and outcomes of dating violence. Violence and Victims.16:269–285.
Henton, Cate, Koval, Lloyd & Christopher, (1993). Dangerous Domains: Violence Against Women in Canada. Scarborough, Ontario: International Thomas Publishing.
Iconis, (2013). Relational aggression, gender, and social-psychological adjustment. Child Development. 66:710–722.
Jackson, (1999). A representative measure of psychological aggression and its severity. Violence and Victims. 21:26–48.
Jankowski, Leitenberg, Henning, & Coffey (1999). Testing a typology of batterers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.72:538–711.
Jezl, Molidor, & White, (1996). Psychological factors in the longitudinal course of battering: When do couples split up? When does the abuse decrease? Violence and Victims.9:111–372.
Krejcie, R. V., & Morgan, D. W. (1970). Determining Sample Size for Research Activities. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 30, 607-610.
Lewis & Fremouw, (2001). Dating violence in the United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Luthra & Gidycz (2006). Gender and family relationships. In: Sussman MB, Steinmetz SK, Peterson G, editors. Handbook of marriage and the family. 2. New York: Plenum. pp. 312 4177.
Mechanic, Uhlmansiek, Weaver, & Resick, (2000). Women’s experience of emotional abuse in intimate relationships: A qualitative study. Journal of Emotional Abuse. 6(3):38–71.
Milletich et al., (2010). Family Theories. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Mulford& Giordano, (2008). Psychological abuse of women: Six distinct clusters. Journal of Family Violence.12(1):256–211.
Murphy & O’ Leary (1989). Nonphysical abuse among batterer program participants. Journal of Family Violence.16:213–323.
O’Keefe, (2005). Psychological abuse in violent domestic relations. New York: Springer; 2001.
Obi and Ozumba, (2007). Psychological abuse in violent domestic relations. New York: Springer; 2001.
Offenhauer & Buchalter, (2011). Emotional abuse. New York: Lexington Books.
Ozumba, (2007). Age, period, and cohort effects on intimate partner violence. Violence and Victims. 2009; 24:627–638.
Richetin & Richardson, (2008). Women’s experiences with battering: A conceptualization from qualitative research. Women’s Health Issues. 7:142–192.
Sheela Raja, (2008). Victimization in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia In tertiary care: A controlled study on prevalence and characteristics. Psychosomatics.2:23–38.
Shepherd MF, Campbell JA. The Abusive Behavior Inventory: A Measure of psychological and physical abuse. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 1992; 7(3):291–305.
Smith & Donnelly, (2001). Measuring battering: Development of the women’s experience with battering (WEB) scale. Women’s Health. 2(5):281–321.
Straus MA. (2004). Prevalence of violence against dating partners by male and female university students worldwide. Violence Against Women.10:790–811.
Straus MA. (2005) Women’s violence toward men is a serious social problem. In: Loseke DR, Gelles RJ, Cavanaugh MM, editors. Current controversies on family violence. 2. Newbury Park: Sage Publications. pp. 55–77.
Straus, Ramirez, (2007). The revised Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS2) Journal of Family Issues.12:211–411.
Sugarman & Hotaling. (1989). The impact of different forms of psychological abuse on battered women. Violence and Victims. 13:103–118.
Taft et al., (2009). Relational aggression, gender, and social-psychological adjustment. Child Development. 67:612–832.
Tan C, Basta J, Sullivan CM, Davidson WS. (1995). The long-term effects of battering on women’s health. Women’s Health: Research on Gender, Behavior, and Policy.4:41–70.
Tjaden P, Thoennes N. (2000). Full report of the prevalence, incidence, and consequences of violence against women: Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey (NCJ Report No 183781) Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.
Tolman RM. (1989). The development of a measure of psychological maltreatment of women by their male partners. Violence and Victims.4(3):159–177.
Waterman (2002). Measuring intimate partner violence (IPV): You may only get what you ask for. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.2:341–532.
Wekerle & Wolfe, (1999). Psychological abuse in violent domestic relations. New York: Springer.