Is Internet Pornography Causing Sexual Dysfunctions? A Review with Clinical Reports

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PUBLISHED

2018 in Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 8(6), pp. 55

KEY FINDINGS
  • After reviewing the existing literture, this study calls for an intensive examination of the role of pornography on sexual dysfunction.
ABSTRACT
Traditional factors that once explained men’s sexual difficulties appear insufficient to account for the sharp rise in erectile dysfunction, delayed ejaculation, decreased sexual satisfaction, and diminished libido during partnered sex in men under 40. This review (1) considers data from multiple domains, e.g., clinical, biological (addiction/urology), psychological (sexual conditioning), sociological; and (2) presents a series of clinical reports, all with the aim of proposing a possible direction for future research... READ FULL ABSTRACT
EXCERPTS
  • "Traditional factors that once explained sexual difficulties in men appear insufficient to account for the sharp rise in sexual dysfunctions and low sexual desire in men under 40. Both the literature and our clinical reports underscore the need for extensive investigation of Internet pornography's potential effects on users, ideally by having subjects remove the variable of Internet pornography in order to demonstrate potential effects of behavioral modification."
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