The Effects of Pornography on Adult Males’ Relationships (2019)

G Anne Vanderlaan* and Ellie Cinamon Jullian Saybrook University, USA Open Access Journal of Addiction and Psychology , Volume 2; doi:10.33552/oajap.2019.02.000530 Abstract The object of this research is to look at the effects of pornography on any subsequent addiction and the resulting influence on adult male relationships. It is important to note that in the […]

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What Is the Relationship Among Religiosity, Self-Perceived Problematic Pornography Use, and Depression Over Time? (2019)

Maddock, Meghan E., Kaitlin Steele, Charlotte R. Esplin, S. Gabe Hatch, and Scott R. Braithwaite. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity (2019): 1-28. https://doi.org/10.1080/10720162.2019.1645061 ABSTRACT Previous studies suggest that religious people are more likely than nonreligious people to perceive their pornography use as problematic. For our 6-month longitudinal study, we recruited a sample of adults from TurkPrime.com […]

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August 9, 2019: Don Hilton’s 21-page response to the Nicole Prause motion to dismiss (includes 57 pages of exhibits)

Nicole R. Prause filed a motion to dismiss Donald Hilton’s defamation lawsuit against her. Prause’s motion to dismiss contained false statements and myriad unsupported allegations. Don Hilton responded with a 21-page opposition to dismiss (screenshots below) and 57 pages of supporting exhibits, including his updated declaration (selected excerpts below). Downloadable PDF – August 9, 2019: […]

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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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