We found a small increase in knowledge but there was evidence of substantial , CINAHL, Psyc INFO, six other databases and a trials register on .
We handsearched the references lists of key articles and two journals (Journal of Interpersonal Violence and Child Abuse and Neglect). , 18 of which were cluster-randomised trials (11,995 participants) and two were quasi-randomised trials (399 participants).
Relationship violence includes a range of violent behaviours, from verbal abuse to physical and sexual assault, and from threats to rape and murder.
Currently there are many programmes in schools and universities and within community settings that aim to prevent relationship violence.
NCVC is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them.
Since its inception in 1985, NCVC has worked with grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies throughout the United States serving millions of crime victims.
Victims of dating violence may experience one incident of dating violence or it could be an ongoing pattern of several different types of incidents.