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Video Game Addiction in Emerging Adulthood: Cross-Sectional Evidence of Pathology in Video Game Addicts as Compared to Matched Healthy Controls

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Journal of Affective Disorders, Vol. (225), pp. 265–272

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study shows that video game addiction fits the definition of a behavioral addition.
  • Video game addicts showed increased symptoms of problematic internet pornography use.
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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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Longitudinal Associations Between the Use of Sexually Explicit Material and Adolescents’ Attitudes and Behaviors: A Narrative Review of Studies

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2017 in Journal of Adolescence, Vol. 57, pp. 119-133

KEY FINDINGS
  • This review article looked at 20 studies and found that viewing pornography influences the sexual attitudes and behaviors among teens.
  • Teen pornography use was found to impact self-esteem and mental health outcomes.

Methylation of HPA Axis Related Genes in Men With Hypersexual Disorder

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Psychoneuroendocrinology, Vol. 80, pp. 67-73

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that male patients with hypersexual disorder had reduced levels of methylation; this is an important integrator of neuroendocrine stress responses in the brain, modulating behavior and the autonomic nervous system.
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