The Internet, Sex, and Youths: Implications for Sexual Development
Abstract:This article summarizes the research to date on youths' online sexual activities pertaining to socialization, education, and entertainment. It presents how these activities relate to the overall sexuality and mental health of adolescents and young adults, while situating the findings within a perspective of psychosocial and sexual development. It also provides information relevant to the prevention and treatment of problematic online sexual behavior in youths.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2004-10-01