When Sexting Becomes a Kind of Violence? Sexting Motivations and Dating Violence among Young Adults With Internet, dating violence started to happen also in online context. Research showed that sexting, that is the exchange of sexual suggestive images via Internet, is related to perpetration and victimization of dating violence. This study investigated in a sample of young adults aged from 18 to 27 years which motivations for sexting could lead to victimization and perpetration of dating violence. Two hierarchical regression analyses showed that only instrumental/aggravated reasons lead to victimization, beta = .18, p = .01, and perpetration, beta = .17, p = .02, of dating violence. Results confirmed the presence of two different kind of sexting, experimental and aggravated, whose clinical and education implications are widely examined.

Morelli, M., Bianchi, D., Cattelino, E., Nappa, M.r., Baiocco, R., Chirumbolo, A. (2017). When sexting becomes a kind of violence? Sexting motivations and dating violence among young adults. MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL'INFANZIA, 19(3), 49-68 [10.3280/MAL2017-003004].

When sexting becomes a kind of violence? Sexting motivations and dating violence among young adults

Nappa M. R.;
2017-01-01

Abstract

When Sexting Becomes a Kind of Violence? Sexting Motivations and Dating Violence among Young Adults With Internet, dating violence started to happen also in online context. Research showed that sexting, that is the exchange of sexual suggestive images via Internet, is related to perpetration and victimization of dating violence. This study investigated in a sample of young adults aged from 18 to 27 years which motivations for sexting could lead to victimization and perpetration of dating violence. Two hierarchical regression analyses showed that only instrumental/aggravated reasons lead to victimization, beta = .18, p = .01, and perpetration, beta = .17, p = .02, of dating violence. Results confirmed the presence of two different kind of sexting, experimental and aggravated, whose clinical and education implications are widely examined.
2017
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Rilevanza internazionale
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Esperti anonimi
Settore M-PSI/04 - PSICOLOGIA DELLO SVILUPPO E PSICOLOGIA DELL'EDUCAZIONE
Italian
dating violence
sexting
motivations
young adults
perpetration
victimization
Morelli, M., Bianchi, D., Cattelino, E., Nappa, M.r., Baiocco, R., Chirumbolo, A. (2017). When sexting becomes a kind of violence? Sexting motivations and dating violence among young adults. MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL'INFANZIA, 19(3), 49-68 [10.3280/MAL2017-003004].
Morelli, M; Bianchi, D; Cattelino, E; Nappa, Mr; Baiocco, R; Chirumbolo, A
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