Perceived realism moderates the relation between sexualized media consumption and permissive sexual attitudes in Dutch adolescents.

@article{Baams2015PerceivedRM,
  title={Perceived realism moderates the relation between sexualized media consumption and permissive sexual attitudes in Dutch adolescents.},
  author={L. Baams and Geertjan Overbeek and Judith Semon Dubas and Suzan M. Doornwaard and Els Rommes and Marcel A. G. van Aken},
  journal={Archives of sexual behavior},
  year={2015},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={743-54}
}
This study examined whether the development of sexualized media consumption and permissive sexual attitudes would be more strongly interrelated when adolescents perceived sexualized media images as highly realistic. We used data from a three-wave longitudinal sample of 444 Dutch adolescents aged 13-16 years at baseline. Results from parallel process latent growth modeling multigroup analyses showed that higher initial levels of sexualized media consumption were associated with higher initial… CONTINUE READING
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