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Among those who were sexually active, the majority (82%) used contraception.Teenage girls who use the most common form of birth control pills, combination birth control pills with both estrogen and progestin, are 80% more likely to be prescribed an antidepressant than girls who were not taking birth control.A later study questioned the attitudes of adolescents.When asked about abstinence, many girls reported they felt conflicted.Several brain regions in the frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex and in the hypothalamus that are deemed important for self-control, delayed gratification, risk analysis, and appreciation are not fully mature. Subsequent sexual behavior starts with the secretion of hormones from the hypothalamus and anterior pituitary gland.These hormones target the sexual organs and begin their maturation.Increasing levels of androgen and estrogen have an effect on the thought processes of adolescents and have been described as being in the minds "of almost all adolescents a good deal of the time".One study from 1996 documented the interviews of a sample of junior high school students in the United States.

Interest in sexuality intensifies during the onset of puberty, and sexuality is often a vital aspect of teenagers' lives.Lucia O’Sullivan and her colleagues studied adolescent sexual functioning; they compared an adolescent sample with an adult sample and found no significant differences between them.Desire, satisfaction and sexual functioning were generally high among their sample of participants (aged 17–21).Contraceptives specifically reduce the chance of pregnancy.

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