Preliminary Investigation of the Impulsive and Neuroanatomical Characteristics of Compulsive Sexual Behavior

AUTHOR(S)

Michael H. Miner , Nancy Raymond , Bryon A. Mueller , Martin Lloyd , and Kelvin O. Limb

PUBLISHED

2009 in Psychiatry Reseaerch, Vol. 174(2), pp. 146–151

KEY FINDINGS
  • CSB patients showed significantly more impulsivity on a behavioral task.
  • fMRI brain scans show that individuals who meet the diagnostic criteria for compulsive sexual behavior had significantly higher superior frontal region mean diffusivity (MD) than controls.
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Wives’ Experience of Husbands’ Pornography Use and Concomitant Deception as an Attachment Threat in the Adult Pair-Bond Relationship

AUTHOR(S)

Spencer T. Zitzman , and Mark H. Butler

PUBLISHED

2009 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Vol. 16(3), pp. 210-240

KEY FINDINGS
  • This interview study found that pornography use is linked to feelings of infidelity and the erosion of the attachment bond in couple relationships.
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Generation XXX: Pornography Acceptance and Use Among Emerging Adults

AUTHOR(S)

Jason S. Carroll , Laura M. Padilla-Walker , Larry J. Nelson , Chad D. Olson , Carolyn McNamara Barry , and Stephanie D. Madsen

PUBLISHED

2008 in Journal of Adolescent Research, Vol. 23(1), pp. 6-30

KEY FINDINGS
  • The results of this study revealed that roughly two thirds (67% ) of young men and one half (49%) of young women agree that viewing pornography is acceptable.
  • This study also found that nearly 9 out of 10 (87%) young men and nearly one third (31%) of young women reported using pornography.
  • Results also revealed associations between pornography acceptance and use and emerging adults' risky sexual attitudes and behaviors, substance use patterns, and nonmarital cohabitation values.

Sexual Behaviour Among Young Men in Sweden and the Impact of Pornography

AUTHOR(S)

Tanja Tydén , and Christina Rogala

PUBLISHED

2004 in International Journal of STD & AIDS, Vol. 15(9), pp. 590-593

KEY FINDINGS
  • Half of the young men in this Sweden study reported that pornography inpired their sexual behavior.
  • Half of the young men in Sweden who used pornography engaged in risky sexual behaviors and one-fourth of them had a sexually transmitted disease.
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Does Viewing Explain Doing? Assessing the Association Between Sexually Explicit Materials Use and Sexual Behaviors in a Large Sample of Dutch Adolescents and Young Adults

AUTHOR(S)

Gert Martin Hald , Lisette Kuyper , Philippe C.G. Adam , and John B.F. de Wit

PUBLISHED

2003 in Journal of Sexual Medicine, Vol. 10(12), pp. 2986-2995

KEY FINDINGS
  • The study found that 88% of men and 45% of women reported viewing pornography in the past 12 months.
  • This study found that even when controlling for important other factors, viewing pornography influences sexual behaviors.
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