IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 8, August 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Amy Mardhatillah, Yayasan Kita dan Buah Hati
This study aims to examine youth exposure toward pornography. 1765 Junior High School and Senior High School students age 12-18 were participated. Data were collected by Kita dan Buah Hati Foundation. The objective of the study is to asses’ pornography addiction among youth. 25 Linker scale of Youth Pornography Addiction Screening test (YPAST) was used to determine whether they are in mild, at risk or fully addict category. Result found that, 58.1 % of respondent in the category of mild exposure to pornography, 34.7 % are at risk category and there are 7.2 % are in the category of fully addict. Result of cross tabulation shows that there are more male students in category of at risk and fully addict than female students. Result of t test also indicated that there is significant different between male and female students in term pornography addiction in which male students score higher than female students. Further analysis on bivariate correlation found that, there are positive correlations between age and pornography addiction score, the older the age the score of pornography addiction are higher. Furthermore, the present study also indicated that YPAST is a valid and reliable measure in Indonesian sample with good validity and reliability. The result of the present study provides empirical evidence on the description of youth exposure to pornography. Result of this study can be used as a framework to implement several preventions and treatments to pornography addiction among children and youth.