Are Sexual Functioning Problems Associated with Frequent Pornography Use and/or Problematic Pornography Use? Results from A Large Community Survey Including Males and Females (2020)

Bőthe, Beáta, István Tóth-Király, Mark D. Griffiths, Marc N. Potenza, Gábor Orosz, and Zsolt Demetrovics. Addictive Behaviors (2020): 106603. Highlights PPU had positive, moderate links to sexual function problems in males and females. FPU had negative, weak links to sexual function problems in males and females. FPU and PPU should be discussed separately concerning its […]

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Properties of the Problematic Pornography Consumption Scale (PPCS-18) in community and subclinical samples in China and Hungary (2020)

Addictive Behaviors Available online 31 July 2020, 106591 In Press, Journal Pre-proof LijunChena, XiaohuiLua, BeátaBőthe, XiaoliuJiang, ZsoltDemetrovics, Marc.N.Potenza Highlights PPCS-18 yielded strong psychometric properties among Chinese men. The network analytic approach corroborated the six factors of the PPCS-18. PPCS-18 demonstrated high generalizability across cultures. PPCS-18 demonstrated high generalizability across community and subclinical men. PPCS-18 may […]

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Validation of a Brief Pornography Screen across multiple samples (2020)

Kraus, S. W., Gola, M., Grubbs, J. B., Kowalewska, E., Hoff, R. A., Lew-Starowicz, M., Martino, S., Shirk, S. D., & Potenza, M. N. (2020).Validation of a Brief Pornography Screen across multiple samples, Journal of Behavioral Addictions J Behav Addict, . Abstract Background and Aims To address current gaps around screening for problematic pornography use […]

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Is Nicole Prause Influenced by the Porn Industry?

Introduction Is Nicole Prause Influenced by the Porn Industry? In 2013 former UCLA researcher Nicole Prause began openly harassing, libeling and cyberstalking Gary Wilson. (Prause has not been employed by an academic institution since January, 2015.) Within a short time she also began targeting others, including researchers, medical doctors, therapists, psychologists, a former UCLA colleague, […]

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A psychometric approach to assessments of problematic use of online pornography and social networking sites based on the conceptualizations of internet gaming disorder (2020)

COMMENTS: Study validating a modified Gaming Addiction assessment for use a porn addiction questionnaire. A significant percentage subjects endorsed several criteria for addiction, including tolerance and escalation: 161 of the 700 subjects experienced tolerance – needing more porn or “more exciting” porn to achieve the same levels of excitement. Manuel Mennig, Sophia Tennie & Antonia Barke […]

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Occurrence and clinical characteristics of Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder (CSBD): A cluster analysis in two independent community samples (2020)

Castro-Calvo, J., Gil-Llario, M. D., Giménez-García, C., Gil-Juliá, B., & Ballester-Arnal, R. (2020). Journal of Behavioral Addictions J Behav Addict – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32554840 Abstract Background and aims Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder (CSBD) is characterized by a persistent failure to control intense and recurrent sexual impulses, urges, and/or thoughts, resulting in repetitive sexual behavior that causes a […]

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RealYourBrainOnPorn (@BrainOnPorn) tweets, page 2: Daniel Burgess, Nicole Prause & pro-porn allies collaborate on a twitter account to support the porn industry and to harass & defame anyone who speaks about porn’s negative effects

RealYBOP twitter (@BrainOnPorn) and www.realyourbrainonporn.com (registered by Daniel Burgess) were developed as tools by Nicole Prause to attack Your Brain on Porn, Gary Wilson, and anyone else who critiques the porn industry or points out the negative effects of porn use. Introduction This is page #2, documenting the second year of RealYBOP tweets. This page […]

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Sexual cues alter working memory performance and brain processing in men with compulsive sexual behavior (2020)

Sinke, C., J. Engel, M. Veit, U. Hartmann, T. Hillemacher, J. Kneer, and T. H. C. Kruger. NeuroImage: Clinical (2020): 102308. Highlights Pornographic pictures affect working memory performance in an n-back task. Patients with compulsive sexual behaviour show slowed reaction times when presented with pornographic distractors. Decrease of performance is related to pornography consumption in […]

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Problematic online sexual activities in men: The role of self‐esteem, loneliness, and social anxiety (2020)

Aline Wéry, Natale Canale, Caroline Bell, Benoit Duvivier and Joël Billieux 07 May 2020, Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies https://doi.org/10.1002/hbe2.193 [full study] Abstract Several studies have shown that problematic use of online sexual activities (OSAs) can constitute a dysfunctional coping strategy that reflects a compensatory usage of the Internet. Yet, some specific risk factors—widely investigated in the field of […]

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