Topic

Mental Health

A Brief Scale to Measure Problematic Sexually Explicit Media Consumption: Psychometric Properties of the Compulsive Pornography Consumption (CPC) Scale Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2014 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Vol. 21, pp. 240–261

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that compulsive pornography consumption is associated with negative sexual self-esteem. and social desirability.
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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.

You Looking at Her ‘‘Hot’’ Body May Not be ‘‘Cool’’ for Me: Integrating Male Partners’ Pornography Use into Objectification Theory for Women

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2014 in Psychology of Women Quarterly, Vol. 39(1), pp. 67-84

KEY FINDINGS
  • Previous partners’ pornography use predicted body shame in women.
  • Previous partners' pornography use predicted eating disorder sympomology in women.

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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