Topic

Depression

Problematic Sexual Behavior in Young Adults: Associations Across Clinical, Behavioral, and Neurocognitive Variables

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2016 in Psychiatry Research, Vol. 246, pp. 230-235

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that study participants with problematic sexual behavior showed differences in impulsivity, decision making, spatial working memory, problem solving, and emotional dysregulation - these associations suggest a more salient impact than typical sexual behavior.
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Examining Correlates of Problematic Internet Pornography Use Among University Students

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2016 in Journal of Behavioral Addictions, Vol. 5(2), pp. 179–191

KEY FINDINGS
  • Pornography addiction was foudn to be linked to depression and anxiety.
  • Addictive use of pornography was found to be linked to other substance addictions and behavioral addictions such as alcohol, cannabis, gambling and video game use.
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Associations Between Relational Sexual Behaviour, Pornography Use, and Pornography Acceptance Among US College Students

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2014 in Culture, Health & Sexuality, Vol. 16(9), pp. 1052–1069

KEY FINDINGS
  • Pornography use was found to be linked to depression and lower self-esteem in college women.
  • Pornography use was found to be linked to higher risk taking behaivor in college men.
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Psychometric Development of the Problematic Pornography Use Scale

AUTHOR(S)

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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.

The Impact of Internet Pornography on Adolescents: A Review of the Research

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2012 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Vol. 19(1-2), pp. 99-122

KEY FINDINGS
  • This review article examined dozens of studies looking at the impact of Internet pornography on sexual attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and sexual aggression.
  • This review also examined the negative influence of sexually explicit Internet material on self-esteem and body image.
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