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The Associations Between Adolescents’ Consumption of Pornography and Music Videos and Their Sexting Behavior


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Title: The Associations Between Adolescents’ Consumption of Pornography and Music Videos and Their Sexting Behavior
Publication: Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking
Author: Joris Van Ouytsel, Koen Ponnet, and Michel Walrave
Date: 12/01/2014

ABSTRACT Several scholars have argued that adolescents’ sexting behavior might be influenced by their media use. However, to date, empirical evidence of the link between media socialization and engagement in sexting behavior remains scarce. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether music video and pornography consumption are able to predict a range of sexting behaviors among […]

The post-porn wave: why some young people are shunning videos of misogynistic sex


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Title: The post-porn wave: why some young people are shunning videos of misogynistic sex
Publication: The Independent
Author: Janey Stephenson
Date: 10/28/2014

There is concern in the UK over young people’s access to pornography: some want to block it, some want to see more vigilant age restrictions. Either way, the relationship that teenagers have with porn is rarely discussed with the nuance and patience it deserves. Today’s twenty-somethings are our lab rats: the first generation to go through puberty […]

Top Five Warning Signs of Internet Pornography Addiction


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Title: Top Five Warning Signs of Internet Pornography Addiction
Publication: PRNewswire
Author: The American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
Date: 10/28/2014

SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With Internet usage skyrocketing to three billion users worldwide this year—nearly 40% of the world population from 1% in 1995—mental health professionals are struggling with an issue that has risen just as quickly:  Internet pornography addiction, one of the most common addictions today. Sister Marysia Weber, DO, an osteopathic family physician certified by the […]

Fiction or Not? Fifty Shades is Associated with Health Risks in Adolescent and Young Adult Females


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Title: Fiction or Not? Fifty Shades is Associated with Health Risks in Adolescent and Young Adult Females
Publication: Journal of Women's Health (Volume 23, Number 9)
Author: Amy E. Bonomi, Julianna M. Nemeth, Lauren E. Altenburger, Melissa L. Anderson, Anastasia Snyder, Irma Dotto
Date: 08/21/2014

Background No prior study has empirically characterized the association between health risks and reading popular fiction depicting violence against women. Fifty Shades—a blockbuster fiction series—depicts pervasive violence against women, perpetuating a broader social narrative that normalizes these types of risks and behaviors in women’s lives. The present study characterized the association between health risks in women […]

Cybersex Addiction in Heterosexual Female Users of Internet Pornography Can Be Explained by Gratification Hypothesis

Posted on August 20, 2014, in Addiction, Brain Science, Internet, Research, Women

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Title: Cybersex Addiction in Heterosexual Female Users of Internet Pornography Can Be Explained by Gratification Hypothesis
Publication: Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (Volume: 17 Issue 8)
Author: Christian Laier, Jaro Pekal, and Matthias Brand
Date: 07/31/2014

Abstract In the context of Internet addiction, cybersex is considered to be an Internet application in which users are at risk for developing addictive usage behavior. Regarding males, experimental research has shown that indicators of sexual arousal and craving in response to Internet pornographic cues are related to severity of cybersex addiction in Internet pornography […]

The New Narcotic (Opinion)

Posted on November 11, 2013, in Addiction, Brain Science, Opinion

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Title: The New Narcotic
Publication: The Witherspoon Institute
Author: Morgan Bennett
Date: 10/09/2013

New neurological research reveals that porn is as potently addictive as heroin or cocaine. A growing body of research supports such an assertion as it relates to a new “narcotic”: internet pornography. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimated that in 2008 there were 1.9 million cocaine users. According to the Central Intelligence […]

Pornography Addiction – A supranormal stimulus considered in the context of neuroplasticity (RESEARCH)

Posted on July 23, 2013, in Addiction, Brain Science, Research

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Title: Pornography Addiction - A supranormal stimulus considered in the context of neuroplasticity (RESEARCH)
Publication: Socioeffective Neuroscience & Psychology
Author: Donald Hilton, MD
Date: 20130719

ABSTRACT: Addiction has been a divisive term when applied to various compulsive sexual behaviors (CSBs), including obsessive use of pornography. Despite a growing acceptance of the existence of natural or process addictions based on an increased understanding of the function of the mesolimbic dopaminergic reward systems, there has been a reticence to label CSBs as potentially addictive. While […]

Porn Identity (News)

Posted on April 2, 2013, in Addiction, Brain Science, News, Psychological

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Title: Porn Identity
Publication: The Age
Author: Greg Callaghan
Date: 20130302

Find Article Here Many strangers give Dr William Struthers a quizzical look when he tells them what he does for a living. Some women even turn their eyes away in embarrassment. The American biopsychologist studies sexual arousal, but specifically what parts of the human brain light up, and what chemicals are unleashed, when people watch […]

Why Most Men Aren’t Man Enough to Handle Web Porn (Opinion)

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Brain Science, Men, Pornography Laws

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Alain De Botton December 26, 2012 Find original article here: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2012/12/26/why-we-should-limit-internet-pornography/ All parties, on left and right, believe in freedom. The question is whether there are ways of having too muchfreedom, or of using it in the very wrong way, so that it starts to hurt other things we care about, like prosperity, safety and happiness. The […]

Porn Addiction at Crisis Level (Opinion)

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Addiction, Brain Science, Men

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Rachel Alexander October 25, 2012 Find original article here: http://www.rightwingnews.com/entertainment/porn-addiction-at-crisis-level/ More than 50% of men now look at pornography regularly, thanks to easy access and constant bombardment of images on the internet. No one wants to talk about it. Society generally looks the other way at pornography, dismissing it as harmless “men’s entertainment.” The reality is that it […]