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A study published in JAMA Pediatrics on Monday has shed light on the prevalence of teen dating violence.

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Nilva says there's likely a much greater incidence of dating violence than reflected in the study.

"Reporting in these areas is very low," said Nilva.

For females, it was one in five - twice previous estimates.

When 21-year-old college senior Kristin Mc Covery was in high school, she was a beaming confident go-getter. "We got into an argument over I guess one of my times being slower than it was before - and I said something and he choked me by the water fountain," Mc Covery said.

"There are a lot of reasons that young people won't come forward.