Dec 16, 2009 · A study was just released yesterday that indicates the practice of ‘sexting' (sending sexually suggestive text messages and photos) is on the rise among U.S. teens. Sep 17, 2013 · Sexting, Shame and Suicide A shocking tale of sexual assault in the Digital Age. By. “Teen sexting is all a way of magnifying girls’ fantasies of being a star of their own movies, and boys.
Sexting can have devastating results. Here is a very interesting and shocking article in Psychology Today by Elizabeth Meyer, Ph.D about sexting and suicide. Even though it is from 2009, most of the article still rings true, and unfortunately not much has been done to help victims of sexting cases that got out of hand and the bullying/cyberbullying that almost always follows. Mar 06, 2009 · Her teen committed suicide over ‘sexting’ But for Cynthia Logan, “sexting” is about more than possibly criminal activity: It’s about life and death. Last fall, the National Campaign Author: Mike Celizic.
Teen's suicide tied to 'sexting' More and more teenagers are getting caught "sexting," or sending racy, revealing, or nude pictures of themselves on their cell phones. Nov 10, 2011 · "I have two girls who have made suicide attempts and several had to switch schools because of sexting," she said, adding that other patients of Author: CHRISTINA CARON.
Oct 22, 2017 · Rates of suicide and self-harm are rising in teens. There's no one reason why, but experts say smartphones have made it harder to escape bullying and bad news. Is Author: Elizabeth Chuck. Michael Inbar, MSNBC Today, “Sexting bullying cited in teen’s suicide” [online] Susan Donaldson James, ABC News, Health, “Teen Commits Suicide Due to Bullying: Parents Sue School for Son’s Death” [online] Erik Eckholm and Katie Zezima, The New York Times, “6 Teenagers Are Charged After Classmate’s Suicide” [online].