Social Media and Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents: Is there a link?

  title={Social Media and Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents: Is there a link?},
  author={Megan Landry and Monique Mitchell Turner and Amita N. Vyas and Susan F Wood},
  journal={JMIR Public Health and Surveillance},
Background Adolescent sexual risk taking and its consequences remain a global public health concern. Empirical evidence on the impact that social media has on sexual health behaviors among youth is sparse. Objective The study aimed to examine the relationship between social media and the change in sexual risk over time and whether parental monitoring moderates this relationship. Methods This study comprised a sample of 555 Latino youth aged 13-19 years from Maryland, United States completing… 

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