Topic

Couple Attachment

Psychometric Development of the Problematic Pornography Use Scale

AUTHOR(S)

, , , , , and

PUBLISHED

2014 in Addictive Behaviors, Vol. 39(5), pp. 861-868

KEY FINDINGS
  • Pornography compulsion was found to be associated with higher depression and anxiety.
  • Pornography compulsion was found to be linked to lower self-esteem levels among users.
  • Compulsive pornography users were found to have less secure attachment in their relationships.

Viewing Sexually-Explicit Materials Alone or Together: Associations with Relationship Quality

AUTHOR(S)

, , and

PUBLISHED

2011 in Archives of Sexual Behavior

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study indicates that those who never view pornography report higher relationship qulity on every measure than those who view pornography alone. Couples who watch pornography together also reported higher relationship quality than those who view pornography alone, yet they also report higher rates of infidelity.
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