Paul Wright, PhD Calls Out Porn Researchers’ Questionable Tactics (2021)

Paul Wright PhD is a highly regarded, prolific pornography researcher. Apparently, he’s tired – as are many others in this field – of the deceptive tactics employed by some of the notoriously agenda-driven sexology researchers in the field (and their biased refereeing of papers). He highlights two of their stratagems in separate Letters to the […]

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Cognitive Processes Related to Problematic Pornography Use (PPU): A Systematic Review of Experimental Studies (2021)

J. Castro-Calvo, V. Cervigón-Carrasco, R. Ballester-Arnal, C. Giménez-García, Addictive Behaviors Reports, 2021, 100345, ISSN 2352-8532, Comments: Really well written, and helpful in understanding many of the neuropsychological studies listed on YBOP’s brain studies page. This is a review of 21 porn studies assessing 4 neuro-psychological “processes” which are altered in drug and behavioral addictions: 1- […]

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Cognitive Processes Related to Problematic Pornography Use (PPU): A Systematic Review of Experimental Studies (2021)

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2021.100345 Addictive Behaviors Reports, Volume 13, 2021, 100345, ISSN 2352-8532 J. Castro-Calvo, V. Cervigón-Carrasco, R. Ballester-Arnal, C. Giménez-García, Highlights Some people experience symptoms derived from pornography viewing. Cognitive processes may be related to the development of Problematic Pornography Use (PPU). We performed a systematic review of 21 studies exploring cognitive processes related to PPU. We […]

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Military Veterans’ Psychological Distress Associated with Problematic Pornography Viewing (2021)

Borgogna, N.C., Kraus, S.W. & Grubbs, J.B. Int J Ment Health Addiction (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-021-00508-z Abstract Problematic pornography use represents a common feature reported by those with compulsive sexual behavior disorder. While prior research suggests US military veterans may experience disproportional rates of problematic pornography use, few comparative studies exist. Moreover, no measurement invariance analyses between […]

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Compulsive Internet Pornography Use and Mental Health: A Cross-Sectional Study in a Sample of University Students in the United States (2021)

Front. Psychol., 12 January 2021 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.613244 Christina Camilleri, Justin T. Perry and Stephen Sammut* Abstract Background: The sustained rise in negative mental health reports among university students is a source of continued global concern, and investigation continues into potential contributors to this rise. This includes the increased prevalence of risky sexual behaviors. Related is […]

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What should be included in the criteria for compulsive sexual behavior disorder? (2020)

Comment: This important paper based on recent research, gently corrects some of the misleading porn research claims. Among the highlights, the authors take on the disingenuous “moral incongruence” concept so popular with pro-porn researchers. Also see the helpful chart comparing Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder and the ill-fated DSM-5 Hypersexual Disorder proposal. Moral incongruence …Feelings of […]

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