To study the association between the patterns of Internet use and sexual attitudes/ behaviors in secondary school students in Bangkok. The method was a cross-sectional study. Participants were recruited by stratified random sampling from 6 schools in Bangkok. They were asked to complete the Internet use questionnaire and modified version of the Sexual Activities and Attitudes Questionnaire (SAAQ) by themselves in a semi-privacy context.
Results: 522 students participated in this study, 244 (44.5%) were males and 278 (55.5%) were females, with the mean age of 15.1 ± 1.7 years. They spent 12.9 hours/day with all types of media use on weekday and 13.4 hours/day on weekend. They spent about 2.0 and 1.3 hours/day accessing to sexual materials on Internet and social media, respectively. 57 (11.3%) students had sexual intercourse experiences with the age of the first sexual intercourse at 14.5 ± 1.6 years. 14 (24.8%) of them had more than 2 partners. There were statistically significant associations between time spent accessing sexual materials on Internet/social media and sexual preoccupation (r = 0.48, p < 0.001 and r = 0.30, p < 0.001 for Internet use and social media, respectively), sexual permissiveness (r = 0.28, p < 0.001 and r = 0.19, p < 0.001, respectively) and internal and external pressure to engage in sex (r = 0.13, p = 0.003 and r = 0.10, p = 0.028, respectively)
Conclusions: The secondary school students in Bangkok spent more than half of the day with Internet or media use. The amount of times they spent accessing sexual contents was associated with risky sexual attitudes and sexual behaviors.
Within the scope of defining sexuality, complexities are often overlooked when delivering education to young people. We know that each person experiences and expresses their sexuality differently, and that influences come from a wide range of external interactions. Yet the tendency can sometimes be to focus on the biological and ‘safe’ zones of discussion, rather than engaging young people to think more deeply about the interwoven dimensions and how it applies to them.
There are many barriers –both structural and attitudinal –to the implementation of comprehensive sexuality education, whether in schools or for adult populations. These barriers are compounded when the target audience is people with disabilities. Reluctance to address sexuality issues can stem from the assumption that a person with an intellectual disability is child-like and has no interest in sex or need for education.
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The declaration of sexual rights recognises that women’s sexuality contributes to their sense of pleasure and wellbeing, which impact overall fulfilment and satisfaction. Research indicates that sexual satisfaction is associated with relationship satisfaction. But what does sexual satisfaction mean? Although quantitative studies measure associations between sexual satisfaction and frequency of sexual behaviour or emotional intimacy, women’s experiences and descriptions of what sexual satisfaction means are few and far between.
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