Adolescent Sexual Behavior in the Digital Age: Considerations for Clinicians, Legal Professionals…

Hardcover | April 16, 2014

EditorFabian Saleh, Albert Grudzinskas, Abigail Judge

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The nexus between the digital revolution and adolescent sexual behavior has posed significant challenges to mental health practitioners, attorneys, and educators. These digital technologies may facilitate dangerous behaviors and serious consequences for some youth. Adolescent SexualDevelopment in the Digital Age considers adolescent sexual behavior in both clinical and legal contexts and provides a basis for clinicians, legal professionals, educators, policy makers, parents and the general public to understand the impact that technology has on human growth and development. Thebook's contributing authors are leading authorities in adolescent development, law, and ethics, fostering an interdisciplinary dialogue within the text.New technology poses many opportunities for both normal and risky sexual behavior in youth; including "sexting," social networking, cyber-sexual harassment, commercial exploitation of children, and child pornography. Beyond just cataloging the various technologies impacting sexual behavior, thisvolume offers guidance and strategies for addressing the issues created by the digital age.

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The nexus between the digital revolution and adolescent sexual behavior has posed significant challenges to mental health practitioners, attorneys, and educators. These digital technologies may facilitate dangerous behaviors and serious consequences for some youth. Adolescent SexualDevelopment in the Digital Age considers adolescent se...

Dr. Fabian M. Saleh is a medical doctor who specializes in forensic and child and adolescent psychiatry. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the director of the Sexual Violence Prevention and Risk Management Program (SVPandRMP) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:April 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Abigail M. Judge, Albert J. Grudzinskas, Jr., and Fabian M. Saleh: PrefacePart I1. Albert J. Grudzinskas, Jr., Richard Cody, Sara J. Brady, and Fabian M. Saleh: New Technology Meets Old Law2. Andrew J. Harris: Understanding the World of Digital Youth3. H. Martin Malin and Fabian M. Saleh: Sexual Development and Behavior in Children and Adolescents4. David Smahel and Kaveri Subrayanman: The Internet and adolescent sexual behavior: A developmental perspectivePart II5. Clay Calvert: Youth-produced sexual images, "sexting" and the cell phone6. Charles L. Scott: Chat rooms and Social Networking Sites7. Fabian M. Saleh, Barry Feldman, albert J. Grudzinskas, Jr. and Simha Rawen: Cyber-sexual Harassment and Suicide8. Cyril Boonmann, Albert Grudzinskas, Jr., and Marcel Aebi: Juveniles, the Internet and Sexual Offending9. Abigail M. Judge and Mary Graw Leary: From the streets to cyberspace: The effects of technology on the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents in the United States10. Lisa Murphy, M. Crim and J. Paul Fedoroff: Legal and clinical issues in interpreting child pornography on the InternetPart III11. Andrew B. Clark: Parenting through the digital revolution12. Andrew J. Harris and Judith Davidson: Teens, Sex, and Technology: Implications for educational systems and practice13. Liwei L. Hua, Scott Yapo, Amy Yule and Tristan Gorrindo: Problematic Internet Behaviors: Diagnostic and Treatment Implications for Clinicians14. Daniel Bonnici, Ariel Seroussi, Gregory B. Leong and Robert Weinstock: Ethical and Legal Considerations for Psychiatry Regarding Adolescents and Technology Use15. Christopher W. Racine and Stephen B. Billick: Conclusion: Understanding Adolescent Sexual Development and the Law in the Digital Era