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Christian Laier

Tendencies Toward Internet-Pornography-Use Disorder: Differences in Men and Women Regarding Attentional Biases to Pornographic Stimuli

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2018 in Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(3):574-583

KEY FINDINGS
  • The results of this study showed a relationship between attentional bias and symptom severity of Internet-pornography-disorder partially mediated by indicators for cue-reactivity and craving.
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Subjective Craving for Pornography and Associative Learning Predict Tendencies Towards Cybersex Addiction in a Sample of Regular Cybersex Users

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2016 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Vol. 23(4), pp. 342-360.

KEY FINDINGS
  • Results of this study showed an effect of subjective craving on tendencies towards cybersex addiction, moderated by associative learning. Thus, these findings indicate that such interactions might be crucial for the development of cybersex addiction.
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Ventral Striatum Activity When Watching Preferred Pornographic Pictures is Correlated With Symptoms of Internet Pornography Addiction

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2016 in Neuroimage, Vol 129, pp. 224-232

KEY FINDINGS
  • The results of this study support the role for the ventral striatum in processing reward anticipation and gratification linked to subjectively preferred pornographic material - these patterns may contribute to a neural explanation of why individuals with certain preferences and sexual fantasies are at-risk for losing their control over Internet pornography consumption.
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Implicit Associations in Cybersex Addiction: Adaption of an Implicit Association Test with Pornographic Pictures

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2015 in Addictive Behaviors, Vol. 49, pp. 7-12

KEY FINDINGS
  • Results show positive relationships between implicit associations of pornographic pictures with positive emotions and tendencies towards cybersex addiction, problematic sexual behavior, sensitivity towards sexual excitation as well as subjective craving.
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Sexual Excitability and Dysfunctional Coping Determine Cybersex Addiction in Homosexual Male

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2015 in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, Vol. 18(10), pp. 575-580

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found strong correlations between Cybersex addiction symptoms and indicators of sexual arousal and sexual excitability, coping by sexual behaviors, and psychological symptoms...theese results are comparable with those reported for heterosexual males and females in previous studies and highlight the role of positive and negative reinforcement due to cybersex use.
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Neuroscience of Internet Pornography Addiction: A Review and Update

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2015 in Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 5(3), pp. 388–433.

KEY FINDINGS
  • This literture review article summarises dozens of studies and concludes that the net result of this inquiry has yielded a very large number of neuroscience based studies that support the application of the addiction model to addictive Internet-related behaviors - including pornography addiction.
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Getting Stuck with Pornography? Overuse or Neglect of Cybersex Cues in a Multitasking Situation is Related to Symptoms of Cybersex Addiction

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2015 in Journal of Behavioral Addictions, Vol. 4(1), pp. 14–21

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that less balanced performance in this multitasking paradigm was associated with a higher tendency towards cybersex addiction. Persons with this tendency often either overused or neglected working on the pornographic pictures.
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Empirical Evidence and Theoretical Considerations on Factors Contributing to Cybersex Addiction From a Cognitive-Behavioral View

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2014 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Vol. 21(4), pp. 305-321

KEY FINDINGS
  • The results of this study show that there are factors of vulnerability to cybersex addiction and provide evidence for the role of sexual gratification and dysfunctional coping in the development of cybersex addiction.
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Cybersex Addiction in Heterosexual Female Users of Internet Pornography Can Be Explained by Gratification Hypothesis

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2014 in Cyberpsychollogy, Behavior, and Social Networking, Vol. 17(8), pp. 505-511

KEY FINDINGS
  • The main results of this study show that female interent pornography users rated Internet pornographic pictures as more arousing and reported greater craving due to Internet pornographic picture presentation compared with non-userse - supporting the gratification hypothesis of cybersex addiction.
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