Studies linking porn use or addiction to sexual dysfunctions & lower arousal

In this section we look at the studies linking porn use or porn addiction to sexual dysfunctions and lower arousal. The first 6 studies linking porn use or porn addiction to sexual dysfunctions and lower arousal demonstrate causation. The participants eliminated porn use and healed chronic sexual dysfunctions: 1) Is Internet Pornography Causing Sexual Dysfunctions? A […]

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Approach bias for erotic stimuli in heterosexual male college students who use pornography (2019)

J Behav Addict. 2019 Jun 1;8(2):234-241. doi: 10.1556/2006.8.2019.31. Sklenarik S1, Potenza MN2,3,4, Gola M5,6, Kor A7, Kraus SW8,9, Astur RS1. Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Addicted individuals often demonstrate relatively automatic action tendencies in response to addiction-related stimuli, whereby they approach rather than avoid addictive stimuli. This study assessed whether an approach bias for erotic stimuli […]

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Occurrence and development of online porn addiction: individual susceptibility factors, strengthening mechanisms and neural mechanisms: The Initiation and Development of Cybersex Addiction: Individual Vulnerability, Reinforcement Mechanism and Neural Mechanism (2019)

Link to full study –  Vol. 9 No. 6 (June 2019) Full Text Download: PDF(442KB) HTML XML PP.1183-1192 DOI: 10.12677/AP.2019.96146 National Natural Science Foundation Support Author: He Wei , Shi Yahuan , Zhang Wei , Luo Wenbo , He Weizhen: Brain and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Center of Liaoning Normal University, Dalian, Liaoning Key words: Internet […]

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Masculinity and problematic pornography viewing: The moderating role of self-esteem (2019)

Borgogna, N. C., McDermott, R. C., Berry, A. T., & Browning, B. R. (2019). Psychology of Men & Masculinities. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/men0000214 Abstract Problematic pornography viewing is receiving increased attention as a men’s issue. However, few studies have examined how culturally constructed masculine role norms relate to pornography problems and how individual differences may […]

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Prevalence, Patterns and Self-Perceived Effects of Pornography Consumption in Polish University Students: A Cross-Sectional Study (2019)

YBOP comments: The findings support YBOP claims, while pretty much debunking the naysayers’ talking points (link to full paper). Demographics: 6463 students (2633 male and 3830 female), aged 18–26 years. Most data from subset of current users​ (n = 4260) Nearly 80% of students have been exposed to pornography (median age of first exposure: 14 […]

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Internet pornography use and sexual motivation: a systematic review and integration (2019)

Grubbs, Joshua B., Paul J. Wright, Abby L. Braden, Joshua A. Wilt, and Shane W. Kraus. Annals of the International Communication Association 43, no. 2 (2019): 117-155. FULL PAPER [PDF] – Internet Pornography Use and Sexual Motivation: A Systematic Review and Integration Abstract Pornography use is a common activity in the developed world. This work […]

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Critique of Samuel Perry’s “Is the Link Between Pornography Use and Relational Happiness Really More About Masturbation? Results From Two National Surveys” (2019)

Sorry Dr. Perry, it’s the porn. 2021 study guts Perry’s pet theory that masturbation, not porn, is the critical factor in relationship problems. See Pornography and Sexual Dissatisfaction: The Role of Pornographic Arousal, Upward Pornographic Comparisons, and Preference for Pornographic Masturbation (2021). SHOCKING UPDATE – 2019: Author Samuel Perry confirmed his agenda-driven bias when he […]

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The Role of Internet Pornography Use and Cyber Infidelity in the Associations between Personality, Attachment, and Couple and Sexual Satisfaction (2017)

Social Networking Vol.06 No.01 (2017), Article ID:72840,18 pages 10.4236/sn.2017.61001 Anik Ferron1, Yvan Lussier1*, Stéphane Sabourin2, Audrey Brassard3 ABSTRACT Although adults in romantic relationships currently show more openness to online sexual behaviors [1] , these behaviors can nevertheless increase couple conflicts and instability [2] . In the current study, we assess the mediating role of Internet […]

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Hypersexual behavior in a large online sample: Individual characteristics and signs of coercive sexual behavior (2019)

J Behav Addict. 2019 May 23:1-10. doi: 10.1556/2006.8.2019.16. Engel J1, Kessler A1, Veit M1, Sinke C1, Heitland I1, Kneer J1, Hartmann U1, Kruger THC1. Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Despite the high prevalence of perceived problems relating to symptoms of hypersexual disorder (HD), important aspects remain underinvestigated. This study examines symptoms of depression, symptoms of problematic […]

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Facets of impulsivity and related aspects differentiate among recreational and unregulated use of Internet pornography (2019)

J Behav Addict. 2019 May 23:1-11. doi: 10.1556/2006.8.2019.22. Antons S1, Mueller SM1, Wegmann E1, Trotzke P1, Schulte MM1, Brand M1,2. BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Unregulated Internet pornography (IP) use is discussed as a clinically significant disorder. Because of its primarily rewarding nature, IP is a predestinated target for addictive behaviors. However, not every user develops an […]

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