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by B.J. Lehecka, DPT, PhD | May 13, 2021 The prevalence of pornography use by adolescents varies between studies, anywhere from 43% to 96%. The frequency of pornography use among adolescents appears directly related to the frequency of substance/drug use (50% higher odds of substance/drug use was associated with pornography use), casual sex behavior, sexual aggression, dating abuse, delinquent behavior, depression, condomless sex, early sexual debut, and an increased number of sexual partners. A study of nearly 4,000 10-15-year-olds found exposure to violent x-rated material predicted an almost 6-fold increase in the odds of self-reported sexually aggressive behavior. In a...

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