Number of teens ‘sexting’ on the rise
A new study is revealing a rise in the number of teenagers who either send or receive sexually explicit texts.
According to the study, one in seven teens, ages 12-17 are “sexting” and one in four has been sexted. The study focused on data since 2008, was published b the journal, “Jama Pediatrics.” It defines sexting as the, “sending or receiving of nude or semi-nude images or sexually explicit text messages.”
Psychologist Michelle Carcel joined Good Morning San Diego this morning with more on the study.