Topic

Sexual Attitudes

Male Peer Support and Sexual Assault: The Relation Between High-Profile, High School Sports Participation and Sexually Predatory Behavior

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2021 in Journal of Sexual Aggression

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study indicates that frequency of pornography consumption is a significant predictor of committing acts of sexual violence.
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Why Do People Watch Pornography? The Motivational Basis of Pornography Use

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2021 in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study examined motivations for pornography use, and found a gendered difference in reasons for consuming pornography. Additionally, stress reduction, emotional distraction/suppression, boredom avoidance, fantasy, and sexual pleasure motivations were all associated with Problematic Pornography Use, with stress reduction motivations being the strongest predictor for PPU.
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The Prevalence of Using Pornography for Information About How to Have Sex: Findings from a Nationally Representative Survey of U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2021 in Archives of Sexual Behavior

KEY FINDINGS
  • This nationally representative survey found that 1 in 4 18-24 year-olds surveyed identified pornography as the most helpful source for learning about how to have sex. Additionally, this study found that adolescents who had healthy discussions with parents about sex were less likely to report that pornography was a helpful source of information about sex.

Do You Feel in Control? Sexual Desire, Sexual Passion Expression, and Associations with Perceived Compulsivity to Pornography and Pornography Use Frequency

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2021 in Sexuality Research and Social Policy

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that while sexual drive was associated with higher pornography use, both obsessive and inhibited sexual passion were connected to higher perceived compulsivity.
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I (Dis)Like it Like That: Gender, Pornography, and Liking Sex

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2020 in Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy Volume 46, 2020

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that increased pornography consumption was associated with men's enjoyment of degrading/uncommon sexually aggressive behaviors, while increased pornography consumption was associated with women's enjoyment of being the recipient of lightly aggressive behaviors.
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Diverse Sexual Behaviors and Pornography Use: Findings From a Nationally Representative Probability Survey of Americans Aged 18 to 60 Years

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2020 in Journal of Sexual Medicine

KEY FINDINGS
  • In this nationally representative survey, researchers found that pornography consumption is significantly associated with engaging in aggressive sexual behaviors—both as the aggressor and the target of aggression. Women and men who have sex with men were significantly more likely to report being the targets of sexually aggressive behaviors.

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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