Sexting by High School Students: An Exploratory and Descriptive Study

  title={Sexting by High School Students: An Exploratory and Descriptive Study},
  author={Donald S. Strassberg and Ryan K. McKinnon and Michael A. Susta{\'i}ta and Jordan E. Rullo},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
Recently, a phenomenon known as sexting, defined here as the transfer of sexually explicit photos via cell phone, has received substantial attention in the U.S. national media. To determine the current and potential future impact of sexting, more information about the behavior and the attitudes and beliefs surrounding it must be gathered, particularly as it relates to sexting by minors. The present study was designed to provide preliminary information about this phenomenon. Participants were… Expand

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