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DForenPsy thesis, University of Nottingham. PDF Thesis - as examined - Repository staff only - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSviewXpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader Request Thesis Abstract The overall aim of 55wm looking to host thesis is to deepen the current understanding and knowledge of adolescent and adult sexting behaviour in relation to age, gender, risk, motives, and emotional attachments.
In addition, this thesis will explore the legal ramifications that adolescents face for sending and receiving consensual sexts, and the educational implications of this thesis. The thesis begins with a systematic review of adolescent sexting behaviours and its associations with risk behaviour, antisocial and offending behaviour, sexying psychosocial factors.
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revealed multiple ificant associations, but also inconsistencies in the associations. Contradictory findings, limitations of the review, recommendations for future onliine, and educational and legal implications are all discussed.
An empirical study is conducted in Chapter Three with the aim of furthering knowledge and understanding into the motivations for sexting and the relationship context that sexting Louisville lonely womans within, as well as exploring these variables within gender and age. Overall, Sending sesting for mutual pleasure, sending sexts to a partner, and receiving sexts from a partner were the most common findings across the majority of age groups and across both genders.
Findings differed regarding Older Adults who it was found most commonly receive sexts from friends and acquaintances. Chapter Four presents the second empirical study with the aim of exploring sexting behaviours with online strangers in order to develop a better understanding of who is sending sexts to online strangers and why they are engaging Hot lady looking real sex Milton this behaviour.
Over two fifths of individuals who had sent a sext at some point in their lifetime had sent a sext to an online stranger, and adolescent participants were the age group who were most likely to onlime sent a sext to an online stranger. This chapter goes on to discuss the risks of sexual exploitation from online strangers and the ways of mitigating the risk.
The final empirical study is presented in Chapter Five and aims to explore the relationship between different sexting behaviours sending nude sexually explicit images of oneself, sending non-nude sexually explicit Ladies looking real sex Eliot Maine 3903 of oneself, and sending sexually explicit text messages and adult romantic attachment styles. The indicate that individuals who sent sexts were more likely to have an ambivalent attachment style.
Finally, a critique of the Experiences in Close Relationships-Short Form Questionnaire, which is the questionnaire used in Chapter Five to measure attachment, is conducted in Chapter Six.
This questionnaire is compared to its sister questionnaires, the Experiences in Close Relationships and the Experiences in Close Relationships-Revised. The psychometric properties and clinical utility of all three measures are examined.