Your Brain on Porn: How Internet Porn Affects the Brain (2015)

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·  Brain Studies on Porn Users

·  Eliminate Chronic Internet Pornography Use to Reveal Its Effects (2016)

·  Internet Addiction Studies With Excerpts About Porn Use

·  Porn Use Rates (mostly, but not exclusively adolescents)

·  Recent Studies Describing Porn or Sex Addiction Rates

·  Studies: Hours of Use Not Correlated With Addiction

·  A Historical and Empirical Review of Pornography and Romantic Relationships: Implications for Family Researchers (2015)

·  A Longitudinal Analysis of US Adults’ Pornography Exposure: Sexual Socialization, Selective Exposure, and the Moderating Role of Unhappiness (2012)

·  A Love That Doesn't Last: Pornography Consumption and Weakened Commitment to One's Romantic Partner (2012) - Abstained from porn for 3 weeks

·  A Meta-Analysis Summarizing the Effects of Pornography II Aggression After Exposure (1995)

·  A Meta-Analysis of Pornography Consumption and Actual Acts of Sexual Aggression in General Population Studies (2015)

·  A Meta-Analysis of the Published Research on the Effects of Pornography (1997)

·  A Profile of Pornography Users in Australia: Findings From the Second Australian Study of Health and Relationships (2016)

·  A Systematic Review of Online Sex Addiction and Clinical Treatments Using CONSORT Evaluation (2015)

·  A Systematic Review of the Association Between Pornography Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors in Adult Consumers (2015)

·  A case report of pornography addiction with dhat syndrome (2014)

·  A meta-analysis summarizing the effects of pornography: II. Aggression after exposure (1995)

·  A review of Internet pornography use research: methodology and content from the past 10 years (2012)

·  A review of pornography use research: Methodology and results from four sources (2015): Utah is not number 1 in porn use

·  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Problematic Internet Pornography Use: A Randomized Trial (2016)

·  Acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for problematic internet pornography viewing (2010)

·  Adult Pornography and Violence Against Women in the Heartland: Results From a Rural Southeast Ohio Study (2016)

·  Adult Social Bonds and Use of Internet Pornography (2004)

·  Adult social bonds and use of internet pornography (2004)

·  Aggression and sexual behavior in best-selling pornography videos: a content analysis update (2010)

·  Altered Appetitive Conditioning and Neural Connectivity in Subjects With Compulsive Sexual Behavior (2016)

·  Americans' Attitudes Toward Premarital Sex and Pornography Consumption: A National Panel Analysis (2014)

·  An Internet study of cybersex participants (2005)

·  An Investigation of Internet Use, Sexual and Nonsexual Sensation Seeking, and Sexual Compulsivity among College Students (2007)

·  An Online Assessment of Personality, Psychological, and Sexuality Trait Variables Associated with Self-Reported Hypersexual Behavior (2015)

·  An empirical investigation of the role of pornography in the verbal and physical abuse of women (1987)

·  Analysis of "Sexual Desire, Not Hypersexuality, Is Related To Neurophysiological Responses Elicited by Sexual Images" (Steele et al., 2013)

·  Anxiety increases sexual arousal (1983)

·  Are Pornography and Marriage Substitutes for Young Men? (2016)

·  Are Sex Drive and Hypersexuality Associated with Pedophilic Interest and Child Sexual Abuse in a Male Community Sample? (2015)

·  Arousal, working memory capacity, and sexual decision-making in men (2014)

·  Assessment and Treatment of Internet Sexuality Issues (2014)

·  Assessment of self-efficacy to employ self-initiated pornography use-reduction strategies (2014)

·  Association Between Pornography Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors in Adult Consumers A Systematic Review (2015)

·  Associations between relational sexual behaviour, pornography use, and pornography acceptance among US college students (2014)

·  Augmentation with naltrexone to treat compulsive sexual behavior: a case series (2010)

·  Bareback Pornography Consumption and Safe-Sex Intentions of Men Having Sex with Men (2012)

·  Beyond pleasure and arousal: appetitive erotic stimuli modulate electrophysiological brain correlates of early attentional processing (2013)

·  Brain Structure and Functional Connectivity Associated With Pornography Consumption: The Brain on Porn (2014)

·  Cambridge University: Brain scans find evidence consistent with addiction

·  Canadian teen boys’ online porn viewing habits ‘concerning’: study. (5/29/2014)

·  Capturing Sexual Violence Experiences Among Battered Women Using the Revised Sexual Experiences Survey and the Revised Conflict Tactics Scales (2014)

·  Case Report: Internet Gaming Disorder Associated With Pornography Use (2015)

·  Changing the Stamp of Nature: Pornography Addiction, Neuroplasticity, and the ASAM and DSM Perspectives. (2012)

·  Characteristics of self-identified sexual addicts in a behavioral addiction outpatient clinic.

·  Clarifying the Links Among Online Gaming, Internet Use, Drinking Motives, and Online Pornography Use (2015)

·  Clinical Characteristics of Men Interested in Seeking Treatment for Use of Pornography (2016)

·  Clinical and Ethical Considerations for the Treatment of Cybersex Addiction for Marriage and Family Therapists (2012)

·  Compulsive Sexual Behaviour as a Behavioural Addiction: The Impact of the Internet and Other Issues. Mark Griffiths PhD., (2016)

·  Compulsive sexual behavior among male military veterans: Prevalence and associated clinical factors (2014)

·  Compulsive sexual behavior: Prefrontal and limbic volume and interactions (2016)

·  Compulsive use of Internet-based sexually explicit media: Adaptation and validation of the Compulsive Internet Use Scale (CIUS) (2014)

·  Compulsivity across the pathological misuse of drug and non-drug rewards (2016)

·  Concurrent exposure to methamphetamine and sexual behavior enhances subsequent drug reward and causes compulsive sexual behavior in male rats (2011)

·  Consumers with Sexual Performance Problems and Spam E-mail for Pornography (2010)

·  Cyberpornography: Time Use, Perceived Addiction, Sexual Functioning, and Sexual Satisfaction (2016)

·  Cybersex Addiction (2015) German review by Brand & Laier

·  Cybersex Addiction among Korean College Students: Current Status and Relationships of Sexual Knowledge and Sexual Attitude (2013)

·  Cybersex Users, Abusers, and Compulsives: New Findings and Implications (2000)

·  Cybersex addiction in heterosexual female users of internet pornography can be explained by gratification hypothesis (2014)

·  Cybersex addiction: Craving and cognitive processes (2012)

·  Cybersex addiction: Experienced sexual arousal when watching pornography and not real-life sexual contacts makes the difference (2013)

·  Cybersex addiction: prevalence of dysfunctional usage of cybersex offers (2012)

·  Deviant Pornography Use: The Role of Early-Onset Adult Pornography Use and Individual Differences (2016)

·  Diagnosis of hypersexual or compulsive sexual behavior can be made using ICD-10 and DSM-5 despite rejection of this diagnosis by the American Psychiatric Association (2016)

·  Differences in Pornography Use Among Couples: Associations with Satisfaction, Stability, and Relationship Processes (2015)

·  Differential psychological impact of internet exposure on internet addicts (2013)

·  Disputing the notion of psychopathology among women married to hypersexual men using the MMPI-2-RF. (2011)

·  Does Compulsive Sexual Behavior Really Exist? Psychological, Relational, and Biological Correlates of Compulsive Masturbation in a Clinical Setting (2015)

·  Does Pornography Consumption Increase Participation in Friends with Benefits Relationships? (2015)

·  Does Viewing Pornography Diminish Religiosity Over Time? Evidence From Two-Wave Panel Data.

·  Does Viewing Pornography Reduce Marital Quality Over Time? Evidence from Longitudinal Data (2016)

·  Does deviant pornography use follow a Guttman-like progression? (2013)

·  Does exposure to sexually explicit Internet material increase body dissatisfaction? A longitudinal study (2014)

·  Does pornography influence young women's sexual behavior? (2003)

·  Dopamine modulates reward system activity during subconscious processing of sexual stimuli (2012)

·  Effect of soft core pornography on female sexuality (2016)

·  Effects of Prolonged Consumption of Pornography (1986)

·  Effects of Prolonged Consumption of Pornography on Family Values (1988)

·  Effects of Suboptimally Presented Erotic Pictures on Moral Judgments: A Cross-Cultural Comparison (2016)

·  Effects of cybersex addiction on the family: Results of a survey (2000)

·  Effects of exposure to sex-stereotyped video game characters on tolerance of sexual harassment (2008)

·  Effects of repeated exposure to sexually violent or nonviolent stimuli on sexual arousal to rape and nonrape depictions (1984)

·  Effects of violent pornography upon viewer's rape myth beliefs: A study of Japanese males (1994)

·  Empirical Evidence and Theoretical Considerations on Factors Contributing to Cybersex Addiction From a Cognitive Behavioral View (2014)

·  Enhanced Attentional Bias towards Sexually Explicit Cues in Individuals with and without Compulsive Sexual Behaviours (2014)

·  Erectile Dysfunction, Boredom, and Hypersexuality among Coupled Men from Two European Countries (2015)

·  Examining the psychometric properties of the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale in a sample of compulsive pornography users (2015)

·  Examining the relationship between use of sexually explicit media and sexual risk behavior in a sample of men who have sex with men in Norway (2015)

·  Excessive pornography use: Empirically-enhanced treatment interventions (2016)

·  Executive Functioning of Sexually Compulsive and Non-Sexually Compulsive Men Before and After Watching an Erotic Video (2017)

·  Experimental Effects of Exposure to Pornography: The Moderating Effect of Personality and Mediating Effect of Sexual Arousal (2014)

·  Exploring Psychopathology, Personality Traits, and Marital Distress Among Women Married to Hypersexual Men (2010)

·  Exploring the Relationship between Sexual Compulsivity and Attentional Bias to Sex-Related Words in a Cohort of Sexually Active Individuals (2016)

·  Exploring the Use of Online Sexually Explicit Material: What Is the Relationship to Sexual Coercion? (2015)

·  Exploring the effect of sexually explicit material on the sexual beliefs, understanding and practices of young men: A qualitative survey

·  Exposure to Pornography and Acceptance of Rape Myths (1995)

·  Exposure to pornographic videos and its effect on HIV-related sexual risk behaviours among male migrant workers in southern India (2014)

·  Exposure to pornography, permissive and nonpermissive cues, and male aggression toward females (1983)

·  Exposure to sexually explicit materials and attitudes toward rape: A comparison of study results (1989)

·  Factors Predicting Cybersex Use and Difficulties in Forming Intimate Relationships among Male and Female Users of Cybersex (2015)

·  Feelings of Disgust and Disgust-Induced Avoidance Weaken following Induced Sexual Arousal in Women (2012)

·  German Heterosexual Women’s Pornography Consumption and Sexual Behavior (2017)

·  Getting stuck with pornography? Overuse or neglect of cybersex cues in a multitasking situation is related to symptoms of cybersex addiction (2015)

·  Going all the Way A Study on Porn viewing Habits and its Influence on Violent Sexual Fantasies in India (2016)

·  HPA axis dysregulation in men with hypersexual disorder (2015)

·  How to Lie with Rape Statistics: America's Hidden Rape Crisis (2014)

·  Hypersexual Behavior in an Online Sample of Males: Associations with Personal Distress and Functional Impairment (2013)

·  Hypersexual Disorder: A Proposed Diagnosis for DSM-V (2009)

·  Hypersexuality Addiction and Withdrawal: Phenomenology, Neurogenetics and Epigenetics (2015)

·  Hypersexuality and High Sexual Desire: Exploring the Structure of Problematic Sexuality (2015)

·  Identification with Stimuli Moderates Women's Affective and Testosterone Responses to Self Chosen Erotica (2015)

·  Implicit associations in cybersex addiction: Adaption of an Implicit Association Test with pornographic pictures (2015)

·  Increased sensitivity to erotic reward cues in subjects with compulsive sexual behaviors (2015)

·  Influence of popular erotica on judgments of strangers and mates (1989)

·  Initiation and maintenance of online sexual compulsivity: Implications for assessment and treatment (2000)

·  Integrating Religiosity and Pornography Use into the Prediction of Bystander Efficacy and Willingness to Prevent Sexual Assault (2013)

·  Internet Addiction or Excessive Internet Use (2010)

·  Internet Pornography Consumption and Relationship Commitment of Filipino Married Individuals (2016)

·  Internet Pornography Exposure and Women's Attitude Towards Extramarital Sex: An Exploratory Study (2013)

·  Internet Pornography and Loneliness: An Association? (2005)

·  Internet Sex Addiction Treated With Naltrexone (2008)

·  Internet Sex Addiction: Risk Factors, Stages of Development, and Treatment (2008)

·  Internet access and sexual offences against children - an analysis of crime bureau statistics from India (2015)

·  Internet and sexuality in Morocco, from cyber habits to psychopathology (2013)

·  Internet pornography and relationship quality: A longitudinal study of within and between partner effects of adjustment, sexual satisfaction and sexually explicit internet material among newly-weds (2015)

·  Internet pornography exposure and risky sexual behavior among adult males in the United States (2012)

·  Internet sex addiction and its negative consequences: a report. (2015)

·  Internet sex addiction: A review of empirical research (2012)

·  Introduction to Behavioral Addictions (2010)

·  Investigating Correlates of Hypersexual Behavior in Religious Patients (2016)

·  Is High Sexual Desire a Facet of Male Hypersexuality? Results from an Online Study (2015)

·  Is High Sexual Desire a Risk for Women's Relationship and Sexual Well-Being? (2015)

·  Is Internet Pornography Causing Sexual Dysfunctions? A Review with Clinical Reports (2016)

·  Is Social Status Related to Internet Pornography Use? Evidence from the Early 2000s in the United States (2015): GSA SURVEY - Internet porn is unique.

·  Is pornography consumption associated with condom use and intoxication during hookups? (2015)

·  Issues for DSM-V: Internet Addiction (2008)

·  Korean Men’s Pornography use, Their Interest in Extreme Pornography, and Dyadic Sexual Relationships (2014)

·  Lesions of the medial prefrontal cortex cause maladaptive sexual behavior in male rats (2010)

·  Maladaptive Sex Behavior Following Concurrent Methamphetamine and Sexual Experience in Male Rats is Associated with Altered Neural Activity in Frontal Cortex (2017)

·  Male Partners’ Perceived Pornography Use and Women’s Relational and Psychological Health: The Roles of Trust, Attitudes, and Investment (2015)

·  Male Sexual Arousal Elicited by Film and Fantasy Matched in Content (1997)

·  Male masturbation habits and sexual dysfunctions (2016)

·  Male sexual arousal across five modes of erotic stimulation. (1988)

·  Males' cybersex addiction: the role of impulsivity and affective States (2014)

·  Masturbation and Pornography Use Among Coupled Heterosexual Men With Decreased Sexual Desire: How Many Roles of Masturbation? (2014)

·  Media and Sexualization: State of Empirical Research, 1995–2015 (2016)

·  Meditation Awareness Training for the Treatment of Sex Addiction: A Case Study (2016)

·  Men With Hypersexual Disorder – An Investigation of Common Characteristics (2015)

·  Men's Objectifying Media Consumption, Objectification of Women, and Attitudes Supportive of Violence Against Women (2015)

·  Men's Sexual Life and Repeated Exposure to Pornography. A New Issue? (2015)

·  Mental-and physical-health indicators and sexually explicit media use behavior by adults (2011)

·  Men’s leisure and women’s lives: The impact of pornography on women (1999)

·  Men’s pornography consumption in the UK: prevalence and associated problem behaviour (2016)

·  Methylation of HPA axis related genes in men with hypersexual disorder (2016)

·  Monkeys Pay to See Female Monkey Bottoms (2005)

·  Mood changes after watching pornography on the Internet are linked to symptoms of Internet-pornography-viewing disorder (2016)

·  More Addictions, Less Stigma: Head of NIDA Wants Name Change to Include Porn, Food, Gambling (2007)

·  More than a dalliance? Pornography consumption and extramarital sex attitudes among married U.S. adults (2014)

·  More than half of voters under 40 either think porn is ruining their sex lives, or are "unsure" (2015)

·  Naked Aggression: The Meaning and Practice of Ejaculation on a Woman's Face (2016)

·  Naltrexone for the treatment of comorbid tobacco and pornography addiction (2017)

·  Narcissism & Internet Pornography Use (2014)

·  Natural and Augmented Breasts: Is What is Not Natural Most Attractive? (2012)

·  Neural Correlates of Sexual Cue Reactivity in Individuals with and without Compulsive Sexual Behaviours (2014)

·  Neural Substrates of Sexual Desire in Individuals with Problematic Hypersexual Behavior (2015)

·  Neural response to visual sexual cues in dopamine treatment-linked hypersexuality in Parkinson's disease (2013)

·  Neurobiological Basis of Hypersexuality (2016)

·  Neurobiology of Compulsive Sexual Behavior: Emerging Science (2016)

·  Neuroscience of Internet Pornography Addiction: A Review and Update (2015)

·  No Harm in Looking, Right? Men’s Pornography Consumption, Body Image, and Well-Being (2014)

·  Normal, Problematic and Compulsive Consumption of Sexually Explicit Media: Clinical Findings using the Compulsive Pornography Consumption (CPC) Scale among Men who have Sex with Men (2015)

·  Novelty, conditioning and attentional bias to sexual rewards (2015)

·  Online Sexual Activity: An Examination of Potentially Problematic Behaviors (2004)

·  Online sexual activities: An exploratory study of problematic and non-problematic usage patterns in a sample of men (2016)

·  PATHOS: A brief screening application for assessing sexual addiction (2012)

·  Paroxetine Treatment of Problematic Pornography Use: A Case Series (2015)

·  Patient Characteristics by Type of Hypersexuality Referral: A Quantitative Chart Review of 115 Consecutive Male Cases (2015)

·  Perceptions of relationship satisfaction and addictive behavior: Comparing pornography and marijuana use (2012)

·  Pornographic Picture Processing Interferes with Working Memory Performance. (2012)

·  Pornography Addiction in Adults: A Systematic Review of Definitions and Reported Impact (2016)

·  Pornography Addiction – A Supranormal Stimulus Considered in the Context of Neuroplasticity (2013)

·  Pornography Addiction: A Neuroscience Perspective (2011)

·  Pornography Consumption and Opposition to Affirmative Action for Women: A Prospective Study (2013)

·  Pornography Consumption and Satisfaction: A Meta-Analysis (2017)

·  Pornography Use: Who Uses It and How It Is Associated with Couple Outcomes (2012)

·  Pornography Viewing among Fraternity Men: Effects on Bystander Intervention, Rape Myth Acceptance and Behavioral Intent to Commit Sexual Assault (2011)

·  Pornography addiction: Should it be considered to include in our future Diagnostic systems? (2016)

·  Pornography and Marriage (2014)

·  Pornography and Sexist Attitudes Among Heterosexuals (2013)

·  Pornography and Sexual Callousness and the Trivialization of Rape (1982)

·  Pornography and abuse of women (1994)

·  Pornography and attitudes supporting violence against women: revisiting the relationship in nonexperimental studies (2010)

·  Pornography and sexual aggression: Associations of violent and nonviolent depictions with rape and rape proclivity (1994)

·  Pornography and sexual aggression: are there reliable effects and can we understand them? (2000)

·  Pornography and the Male Sexual Script: An Analysis of Consumption and Sexual Relations (2014)

·  Pornography consumption and non-marital sexual behaviour in a sample of young Indonesian university students (2013)

·  Pornography's Effects on Interpersonal Relationships

·  Pornography's Impact on Sexual Satisfaction (1988)

·  Pornography, Alcohol, and Male Sexual Dominance (2014)

·  Pornography, Individual Differences in Risk and Men’s Acceptance of Violence Against Women in a Representative Sample (2012)

·  Pornography, Relationship Alternatives, and Intimate Extradyadic Behavior (2013)

·  Predicting Bystander Efficacy and Willingness to Intervene in College Men and Women: The Role of Exposure to Varying Levels of Violence in Pornography (2016)

·  Predicting Compulsive Internet Use: It's All About Sex! (2006)

·  Predicting internet pornography use and arousal: the role of individual difference variables (2009)

·  Predicting sexual aggression: the role of pornography in the context of general and specific risk factors (2007)

·  Predicting the future of Internet sex: online sexual activities in Sweden (2003)

·  Preliminary investigation of the impulsive and neuroanatomical characteristics of compulsive sexual behavior (2009)

·  Prevalence Rates of Online Sexual Addiction Among Christian Clergy (2015)

·  Prevalence, Severity, and Correlates of Problematic Sexual Internet Use in Swedish Men and Women. (2011)

·  Problematic Online Pornography Use: A Media Attendance Perspective (2015)

·  Problematic cybersex: Conceptualization, assessment, and treatment (2015)

·  Problematic internet pornography use: The role of craving, desire thinking, and metacognition (2017)

·  Problematic internet use (PIU): Associations with the impulsive-compulsive spectrum. An application of machine learning in psychiatry (2016)

·  Problematic sexual behavior in young adults: Associations across clinical, behavioral, and neurocognitive variables (2016)

·  Problems with Aggregate Data and the Importance of Individual Differences in the Study of Pornography and Sexual Aggression: Comment on Diamond, Jozifkova, and Weiss (2010)

·  Profiles of Cyberpornography Use and Sexual Well-Being in Adults (2017)

·  Psychological and behavioral factors of losing control over sexual behavior and entering into treatment (2015)

·  Psychological, Relational, and Sexual Correlates of Pornography Use on Young Adult Heterosexual Men in Romantic Relationships (2014)

·  Rape fantasies as a function of exposure to violent sexual stimuli (1981)

·  Relationship of love and marital satisfaction with pornography among married university students in Birjand, Iran (2015)

·  Relationship quality predicts online sexual activities among Chinese heterosexual men and women in committed relationships (2016)

·  Report of Findings in a DSM-5 Field Trial for Hypersexual Disorder. (2012)

·  Review: Sex Addiction as a Disease: Evidence for Assessment, Diagnosis, and Response to Critics (2015)

·  Self-Reported Indicators of Hypersexuality and Its Correlates in a Female Online Sample (2014)

·  Self-reported differences on measures of executive function and hypersexual behavior in a patient and community sample of men (2010)

·  Sex Differences in Succumbing to Sexual Temptations: A Function of Impulse or Control? (2013)

·  Sex addiction and gambling disorder: similarities and differences (2015)

·  Sex addiction: a comparison with dependence on psychoactive drugs (2003)

·  Sex in America Online: An Exploration of Sex, Marital Status, and Sexual Identity in Internet Sex Seeking and Its Impacts (2008)

·  Sex on the Brain: What Brain Plasticity Teaches About Internet Porn (2014), Norman Doidge, MD

·  Sex on the internet: furthering our understanding of men with online sexual problems (2004)

·  Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll: hypothesizing common mesolimbic activation as a function of reward gene polymorphisms (2012)

·  Sexist Attitudes Among Emerging Adult Women Readers of Fifty Shades Fiction (2015)

·  Sexual Addiction chapter from Neurobiology of Addictions, Oxford Press (2016)

·  Sexual Addiction or Hypersexual Disorder: Different Terms for the Same Problem? A Review of The Literature (2013)

·  Sexual Excitability and Dysfunctional Coping Determine Cybersex Addiction in Homosexual Males (2015)

·  Sexual Picture Processing Interferes with Decision-Making Under Ambiguity (2013)

·  Sexual addictions (2010)

·  Sexual and contraceptive behavior among female university students in Sweden - repeated surveys over a 25-year period (2015)

·  Sexual arousal may decrease natural disgust response (2012)

·  Sexual behaviour among young men in Sweden and the impact of pornography (2004)

·  Sexual impulsivity and problematic sexual behaviors in adults: Towards innovative domain-specific behavioral measures (2016)

·  Sexual media use and relationship satisfaction in heterosexual couples (2011)

·  Sexual responsiveness of college students to rape depictions: inhibitory and disinhibitory effects (1980)

·  Sexually Explicit Media Use by Sexual Identity: A Comparative Analysis of Gay, Bisexual, and Heterosexual Men in the United States (2016)

·  Sexually Violent Pornography, Anti-Women Attitudes, and Sexual Aggression: A Structural Equation Model (1993)

·  Sexually explicit media use and relationship satisfaction a moderating role of emotional intimacy?

·  Sexually explicit online media and sexual risk among men who have sex with men in the United States (2014)

·  Sexy women can tempt men down the road of immorality: Exposure to sexy stimuli leads to increased dishonesty in men (2017)

·  Shifting Preferences in Pornography Consumption (1986)

·  Should compulsive sexual behavior be considered an addiction? (2016)

·  Should virtual sex be treated like other sex addictions? (2000)

·  Spousal Religiosity, Religious Bonding, and Pornography Consumption (2016)

·  Structural Brain Abnormalities in the Frontostriatal System and Cerebellum in Pedophilia (2007)

·  Study: Anal heterosex among ages 16-18 reveals climate of 'coercion' & influence of porn

·  Subjective Craving for Pornography and Associative Learning Predict Tendencies Towards Cybersex Addiction in a Sample of Regular Cybersex Users (2015)

·  Successful use of transcranial magnetic stimulation in difficult to treat hypersexual disorder (2016)

·  Survey: Pornography Use and Addiction - Men and women (2014)

·  Symptoms of cybersex addiction can be linked to both approaching and avoiding pornographic stimuli: results from an analog sample of regular cybersex users (2015)

·  Teenage boys watching more porn (Sweden, 2013)

·  The Development of the Problematic Pornography Consumption Scale (PPCS) (2017)

·  The Dual Control Model - The Role Of Sexual Inhibition & Excitation In Sexual Arousal And Behavior (2007)

·  The Impact of Internet Pornography on Adolescents: A Review of the Research (2012)

·  The Impact of Internet Pornography on Marriage and the Family: A Review of the Research (2006)

·  The Impact of Sexual Arousal on Sexual Risk-Taking and Decision-Making in Men and Women (2016)

·  The Pornography Craving Questionnaire: Psychometric Properties (2014)

·  The Relation Between Compulsive Sexual Behaviors and Aggression in a Substance-Dependent Population (2015)

·  The Relationship Between Sexual Behavior And Internet Addiction Severity In A Sample Of Heterosexual University Students From Italy (2017)

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

·  The Role of Sexual Compulsivity, Impulsivity, and Experiential Avoidance in Internet Pornography Use (2012)

·  The Short French Internet Addiction Test Adapted to Online Sexual Activities: Validation and Links With Online Sexual Preferences and Addiction Symptoms (2015)

·  The effects of aggressive pornography on beliefs in rape myths: Individual differences (1985)

·  The effects of mass media exposure on acceptance of violence against women: A field experiment (1981)

·  The effects of rape myth pornography on women's attitudes and the mediating role of sex role stereotyping (1987)

·  The effects of sexually explicit material use on romantic relationship dynamics (2016)

·  The impact of pornography on gender-based violence, sexual health and well-being: what do we know? (2016)

·  The importance of individual differences in pornography use: theoretical perspectives and implications for treating sexual offenders (2009)

·  The relationship between pornography use and sexual behaviours among at-risk HIV-negative men who have sex with men (2010)

·  The role of neuroinflammation in the pathophysiology of hypersexual disorder (2016)

·  The use of pornography and sexual behaviour among Norwegian men and women of differing sexual orientation (2013)

·  Till Porn Do Us Part? Longitudinal Effects of Pornography Use on Divorce, (2016)

·  Toward an increased understanding of user demographics in online sexual activities (2015)

·  Trading Later Rewards for Current Pleasure: Pornography Consumption and Delay Discounting (2015)

·  Treatment of Compulsive Pornography Use with Naltrexone: A Case Report (2015)

·  Treatment of compulsive cybersex behavior (2008)

·  Two Cases of Hypersexuality Probably Associated with Aripiprazole (2013)

·  Understanding the Personality and Behavioral Mechanisms Defining Hypersexuality in Men Who Have Sex With Men (2016)

·  University of Sydney study exposes secret world of porn addiction (2012)

·  Use of Internet Pornography and Men's Well-Being (2005)

·  Use of pornography in a random sample of Norwegian heterosexual couples (2009)

·  Ventral striatum activity when watching preferred pornographic pictures is correlated with symptoms of internet pornography addiction (2016)

·  Viewing Internet Pornography: For Whom is it Problematic, How, and Why? (2009)

·  Viewing Sexually-Explicit Materials Alone or Together: Associations with Relationship Quality (2009)

·  Viewing Sexually-Explicit Materials Alone or Together: Associations with Relationship Quality (2011)

·  Viewing pornography depicting unprotected anal intercourse: are there implications for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men? (2012)

·  Violent pornography and abuse of women: theory to practice (1998)

·  Violent pornography and self-reported likelihood of sexual aggression (1988)

·  Visual Sexual Stimuli—Cue or Reward? A Perspective for Interpreting Brain Imaging Findings on Human Sexual Behaviors (2016)

·  Watching Pornographic Pictures on the Internet: Role of Sexual Arousal Ratings and Psychological-Psychiatric Symptoms for Using Internet Sex Sites Excessively (2010)

·  Watching pornography gender differences violence and victimization: An exploratory study in Italy (2011)

·  What Is the Attraction? Pornography Use Motives in Relation to Bystander Intervention (2015)

·  What Matters: Quantity or Quality of Pornography Use? Psychological and Behavioral Factors of Seeking Treatment for Problematic Pornography Use (2016)

·  Wives' Experience of Husbands' Pornography Use and Concomitant Deception as an Attachment Threat in the Adult Pair-Bond Relationship (2009)

·  Women, Female Sex and Love Addicts, and Use of the Internet (2012)

·  X Views and Counting: Interest in Rape-Oriented Pornography as Gendered Microaggression (2015)

·  Young adult women’s reports of their male romantic partner’s pornography use as a correlate of their psychological distress, relationship quality, and sexual satisfaction (2012)

·  'Pornography addiction worry' for tenth of 12 to 13-year-olds (BBC)

DeltaFosB: sensitization, sexual behavior

DeltaFosB: sensitization and addiction studies

Sexual conditioning

Expert testimony on PIED - Porn-Induced ED in the Media: Primarily Experts

Lay articles (each contains multiple citations)

DeltaFosB & sensitization articles

Adolescent brain vulnerabilities

Desentization articles

Internet porn is different