Topic

Sexual Behavior

The Short Version of the Problematic Pornography Consumption Scale (PPCS-6): A Reliable and Valid Measure in General and Treatment-Seeking Populations

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2021 in The Journal of Sex Research

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study was performed to determine the effectiveness of the PPCS-6 to, and was found to be a valid and reliable way to assess problematic pornography use.
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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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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.

Adolescents and Pornography: A Review of 20 Years of Research

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2016 in Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 53(4-5), pp. 509-531

KEY FINDINGS
  • This review article examines 20 years of research and concludes that pornography use among adolescents is associated with more permissive sexual attitudes and behaviors.
  • This study also found that pornography is related to the occurrence of more sexual aggression.
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Anal heterosex among young people and implications for health promotion: a qualitative study in the UK

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2014 in BMJ Open

KEY FINDINGS
  • This longitudinal, qualitative study found that young people's narratives surrounding anal sex often encourage coercion, pain, and other risky behaviors. Additionally, the study found that young people often attribute these narratives to pornography, as it can normalize sexual behaviors and attitudes.

Does Viewing Explain Doing? Assessing the Association Between Sexually Explicit Materials Use and Sexual Behaviors in a Large Sample of Dutch Adolescents and Young Adults

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2013 in Journal of Sexual Medicine, Vol. 10(12), pp. 2986-2995

KEY FINDINGS
  • The study found that 88% of men and 45% of women reported viewing pornography in the past 12 months.
  • This study found that even when controlling for important other factors, viewing pornography influences sexual behaviors.
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U.S. Males and Pornography, 1973–2010: Consumption, Predictors, Correlates

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PUBLISHED

2013 in Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 50(1), pp. 60–71

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that pornography influences people's sexual attitudes and behaviors in a variety of negative ways.
  • Pornography use was found to be linked to permissive sexual attitudes and behaviors.
  • Pornogrsphy use was was associated with engaing in extramarital sex.
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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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