Topic

Assault Culture

Less Than Human? Media Use, Objectification of Women, and Men’s Acceptance of Sexual Aggression

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2018 in Psychology of Violence, 21520828

KEY FINDINGS
  • Consumption of pornography was associated with greater acceptance of objectification of women, which in turn was associated with greater rape myth acceptance and more frequent acts of sexual deception.
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Predictors of Sexual Aggression Victimization and Perpetration Among Polish University Students: A Longitudinal Study

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2018 in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. 47(2), pp. 493-505

KEY FINDINGS
  • Pornography was found to be linked to higher levels of risk sexual behavior.
  • Porngraphy use was association with increased sexual agression victimization
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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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PUBLISHED

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.

Revenge Porn and Mental Health: A Qualitative Analysis of the Mental Health Effects of Revenge Porn on Female Survivors

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Feminist Criminology, Vol. 12(1), pp. 22–42

KEY FINDINGS
  • Women who were the victims of revenge porn experienced a general loss of trust in relationships.
  • Many women who were victims of revenge porn experienced severe and disruptive mental health effects; including, PTSD, anxiety, and depression.
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Adolescents and Pornography: A Review of 20 Years of Research

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2016 in Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 53(4-5), pp. 509-531

KEY FINDINGS
  • This review article examines 20 years of research and concludes that pornography use among adolecents is associated with more permissive sexual attitudes and behaviors.
  • This study also found that pornography is related to the occurrence of more sexual aggression.
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