Dating Violence: A Bibliometric Review of the Literature in Web of Science and Scopus
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AuthorMartínez Heredia, Nazaret; González Gijón, Gracia María; Soriano Díaz, Andrés; Amaro Agudo, Ana
Dating violenceYoungBibliometric reviewIndicatorsScientific production
Martínez-Heredia, Nazaret, Gracia González-Gijón, Andrés Soriano Díaz, and Ana Amaro Agudo. 2021. Dating Violence: A Bibliometric Review of the Literature in Web of Science and Scopus. Social Sciences 10: 445. [https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci10110445]
SponsorshipIndustria, Conocimiento y Universidades/Proyecto P18-RT-1475
This study has the general purpose of improving the understanding and description of the field of violence in young couple relationships by means of a bibliometric analysis. A descriptive and transversal-retrospective methodology is used, the objective of which is to describe in a quantitative way the information obtained from the production of 842 references registered in the Scopus and Web of Science databases. The results show that during 2017 and 2018, the majority of publications were concentrated, highlighting that the United States is the country with the highest amount of scientific production on violence in intimate relationships. It is important to highlight that more and more countries are investigating this subject, highlighting an increase in production from 2015 onwards. The violence that occurs in the relationships of young couples is a global social and health problem that requires research to be able to deepen its knowledge and in the prevention of this social scourge.