publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Heightened activity in social reward networks is associated with adolescents’ risky sexual behaviors

Marissa Cross; Neil P. Jones; Jennifer S. Silk; Sophia Choukas-Bradley; Kristen L. Eckstrand; Erika E. Forbes; Arpita Mohanty; Nicholas B. Allen;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2017
Abstract
Adolescent sexual risk behavior can lead to serious health consequences, yet few investigations have addressed its neurodevelopmental mechanisms. Social neurocircuitry is postulated to underlie the development of risky sexual behavior, and response to social reward may be especially relevant. Typically developing adolescents (N = 47; 18M, 29F; 16.3 ± 1.4 years; 42.5% sexual intercourse experience) completed a social reward fMRI task and reported their sexual risk behaviors (e.g., lifetime sexual partners) on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). Neural response and functional connectivity to social reward were compared for adolescents with higher- and lower-ris...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: psychological phenomena and processes
free text keywords: Article, Neurophysiology and neuropsychology, QP351-495, Cognitive Neuroscience, Affective neuroscience, Affect (psychology), Ventrolateral prefrontal cortex, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Temporoparietal junction, Social support, Developmental psychology, Social influence, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Psychology, Sexual intercourse
Funded by
NIH| Self-Regulation of Reward in Adolescence
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 5R21DA033612-02
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE
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