Topic

Addiction

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.
CATEGORIES

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

AUTHOR(S)

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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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Methylation of HPA Axis Related Genes in Men With Hypersexual Disorder

AUTHOR(S)

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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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