Depression Linked to Risky Teen Sex

By AFA Journal 06 Sep 06
(AgapePress) – Adolescents who experience increased levels of depression are more likely to participate in risky sexual practices, according to a recent study. Published in the July issue of Pediatrics, the study found that highly depressed girls were 50 percent more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior, and highly depressed teen boys were 70 percent more likely to do so.