Dating physically abused women
Violent acts included kicking or slapping, pushing or shoving, punching or hitting with a hand or object, slamming someone against a wall and using force to make a partner have sex, she said.
I found ways to start the conversation, and decided how deep I wanted to go based on the response.
Thirty-two percent of women reported being the perpetrators of this violence, compared with 24 percent of men.
The students took selected liberal arts and sciences courses.
Some of the findings were presented at the American Society of Criminology annual meeting in November in Toronto.
The study also was among the first to look at psychological abuse.