Autor

Laurel S. Morris

Compulsive Sexual Behavior: Prefrontal And Limbic Volume and Interactions

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PUBLISHED

2016 in Human Brain Mapping, Vol. 38(3), pp. 1182-1190

KEY FINDINGS
  • Compulsive sexual behaivor is associated with elevated volumes in limbic regions relevant to motivational salience and emotion processing, and impaired functional connectivity between prefrontal control regulatory and limbic regions.
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Novelty, Conditioning and Attentional Bias to Sexual Rewards

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PUBLISHED

2016 in Journal of Psychiatric Research, Vol. 72, pp. 91-101

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study shows that compulsive sexual behavior individuals have a dysfunctional enhanced preference for sexual novelty possibly mediated by greater cingulate habituation along with a generalized enhancement of conditioning to rewards.
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