Autor

Matthias Brand

Predictors for (Problematic) Use of Internet Sexually Explicit Material: Role of Trait Sexual Motivation and Implicit Approach Tendencies Towards Sexually Explicit Material

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Vol. 24(3), pp. 180-202

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that trait sexual motivation and implicit approach tendencies towards sexual material are predictors of problematic use of sexually explicit material.
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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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PUBLISHED

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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Symptoms of Cybersex Addiction Can Be Linked to Both Approaching and Avoiding Prnographic Stimuli: Results From an Analog Sample of Regular Cybersex Users

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PUBLISHED

2015 in Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 6, pp. 653

KEY FINDINGS
  • Results showed that individuals with tendencies toward cybersex addiction tended to either approach or avoid pornographic stimuli...these findings provide further empirical evidence for similarities between cybersex addiction and substance dependencies.
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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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