Topic

Mental Health

“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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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.

Understanding and Predicting Classes of College Students Who Use Pornography

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Computers in Human Behavior, Vol. 66, pp. 114-121

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study identified unique classifications of pornography users among college students based on their use patterns of pornography.
  • Different patterns of pornography use were found to be related to users' levels of self-esteem.
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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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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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Exploring Trajectories of Pornography Use Through Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2015 in The Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 55(3), pp. 297–309

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found evidence of common pornography patterns through both adolescence and young adulthood.
  • Young adults who viewed pornography conistently reported lower life satisfaction.
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