Topic

Addiction

Do You Feel in Control? Sexual Desire, Sexual Passion Expression, and Associations with Perceived Compulsivity to Pornography and Pornography Use Frequency

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2020 in Sexuality Research and Social Policy

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that while sexual drive was associated with higher pornography use, both obsessive and inhibited sexual passion were connected to higher perceived compulsivity.
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Hidden in Shame: Heterosexual Men’s Experiences of Self-Perceived Problematic Pornography Use

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2020 in Psychology of Men & Masculinities

KEY FINDINGS
  • This qualitative study analyzed how men with problematic pornography habits discuss the effects of their pornography use. Analysis showed that their pornography use is associated with guilt and shame, increased objectification, sexual dysfunction, unhealthy expectations for sex, and poorer self-esteem and mental health outcomes.

A Psychometric Approach to Assessments of Problematic Use of Online Pornography and Social Networking Sites Based on the Conceptualizations of Internet Gaming Disorder

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2020 in BMC Psychiatry

KEY FINDINGS
  • Analyzing and comparing the use of several methods to determine problematic use of internet pornography, social networking sites, and internet gaming, researchers found that 7.1% of participants displayed problematic internet pornography use. Problematic users also experienced more psychological distress.
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The Short Version of the Problematic Pornography Consumption Scale (PPCS-6): A Reliable and Valid Measure in General and Treatment-Seeking Populations

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2020 in The Journal of Sex Research

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study was performed to determine the effectiveness of the PPCS-6 to, and was found to be a valid and reliable way to assess problematic pornography use.
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Tendencies Toward Internet-Pornography-Use Disorder: Differences in Men and Women Regarding Attentional Biases to Pornographic Stimuli

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

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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“Pornographic Binges” as a Key Characteristic of Males Seeking Treatment for Compulsive Sexual Behaviors: Qualitative and Quantitative 10-Week-Long Diary Assessment

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2018 in Journal of Behavioral Addictions, Vol. 7(2), pp. 433–444

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that binge watching of pornography is a commom pattern of individuals struggling with pornography addiction.
  • Individuals compulsively using pornography have elevated anxiety levels.
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