Global Advanced Research Journal of Social Science (GARJSS)
April 2013 Vol. 2(4), pp. 087-093
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Experience of Violence Victimization and Perpetration in Youth’s. Factors Associated With Violence Perpetration

Özlem C. Gürkan* and Hatice Yıldız

Nursing Department, Faculty of Health Sciences of Marmara University, Istanbul- Turkey

*Corresponding Author E-mail: ozlemcan@marmara.edu.tr

Accepted 29 April, 2013

Abstract

The study assessed exposure to violence, the perpetration of violence, and factors affecting the perpetration of violence. The study was designed a descriptive and cross-sectional self-report survey. A total of 442 university students (female=346, male= 96) have participated in the study. In this study, 26.9% (n =119) of the youth were exposed to some type of violence, 22% (n=101) of youth had used violence, and 16.5% (n =73) of the youth believe that there might be a reasonable excuse for use of violence. It was determined that strong predictors of the perpetration of violence include a “Belief in reasonable excuses for use of violence”, “Exposure to violence”, “Alcohol usage”, “Watching sports programs on TV”, “Primary school graduates or less educated mother”, and etc. According to results, the most important risk factors associated with violence perpetration included “Belief in reasonable excuses for use of violence” and “Exposure to violence”.

Keywords: violence, youth, factors according with violence perpetration,

 

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