Tattoo and piercing dating
Public opinion of the relationship between having a tattoo and deviant behavior is changing.
Other feelings attributed to having a tattoo included feeling rebellious (25%), attractive or strong (21%), spiritual (16%), healthier (9%), more intelligent (8%), and athletic (5%).
Estimates of tattooing and piercing among adolescents range by data source and age group.
Tattoos, piercing, and scarification are now commonplace among adolescents and young adults.
This first clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics on voluntary body modification will review the methods used to perform the modifications.
Scarification is the practice of intentionally irritating the skin to cause a permanent pattern of scar tissue.