No strings attached: the nature of casual sex in college students.

@article{Welsh2006NoSA,
  title={No strings attached: the nature of casual sex in college students.},
  author={Deborah P. Welsh and Catherine M Grello and Melinda S Harper},
  journal={Journal of sex research},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={255-67}
}
The purpose of this paper was to identify the circumstances associated with casual sex encounters, as well as to identify the link between casual sex, depressive symptoms, and infidelity among college students. We found that casual sex was a fairly common occurrence that was related to early sexual transition, engaging in first sex with a casual sex partner, drug use and alcohol consumption. Casual sex occurred more often between "friends" rather than with strangers. Depressive symptoms were… CONTINUE READING
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