Teens Who Send Nude Photos Are More Likely to Be Promiscuous

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By Molly Grady

The first ever study on the public health impact of sexting shows close to thirty percent of teens send nude pictures of themselves via email or text.

Researchers looked at nearly 1,000 students in Texas and say nearly all the girls and half the boys who sent photos did so even though the request bothered them.

The study also found teens who sent nude photos were more likely to have had sex compared to teens who don't take part in sexting.



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