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“The Dual Control Model of Sexual Response: Relevance of Sexual Excitation and Sexual Inhibition for Sexual Function”

Posted on April 22, 2017, in Men, Physiological, Research, Women

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Title: The Dual Control Model of Sexual Response: Relevance of Sexual Excitation and Sexual Inhibition for Sexual Function
Publication: The Psychophysiology of Sex
Author: Janssen, Erick, and John Bancroft
Date: 04/19/2017

Abstract Purpose of Review The dual control model of sexual response aims to explain sexual behavior and response through two factors, labeled sexual excitation and sexual inhibition. Sexual dysfunctions are common among women and men and pose a threat to the sexual health of both genders. The main objective of this paper was to review […]

“Can Pornography be Addictive? An fMRI Study of Men Seeking Treatment for Problematic Pornography Use”

Posted on April 3, 2017, in Addiction, Brain Science, Men, Research

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Title: Can Pornography be Addictive? An fMRI Study of Men Seeking Treatment for Problematic Pornography Use
Publication: Neuropsychopharmacology
Author: Gola, Mateusz, Bartosz Kossowski, Scott Makeig, Artur Marchewka, Marc N. Potenza, Guillaume Sescousse, Michał Lew-Starowicz, Małgorzata Wordecha, and Marek Wypych
Date: 01/30/2017

Abstract Pornography consumption is highly prevalent, particularly among young adult males. For some individuals, problematic pornography use (PPU) is a reason for seeking treatment. Despite the pervasiveness of pornography, PPU appears under-investigated, including with respect to the underlying neural mechanisms. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), we examined ventral striatal responses to erotic and monetary […]

“Effects of Fraternity Men’s Pornography Use on Bystander Intervention, Rape Myth Acceptance and Behavioral Intent to Commit Sexual Assault”

Posted on March 26, 2017, in Men, Psychological, Research, Sexual Violence

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Title: Effects of Fraternity Men’s Pornography Use on Bystander Intervention, Rape Myth Acceptance and Behavioral Intent to Commit Sexual Assault
Publication: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention
Author: Foubert, John D., R. Sean Bannon, and Matthew W. Brosi
Date: 11/28/2011

Abstract: College men’s exposure to pornography is nearly universal, with growing viewing rates nationwide. Substantial research documents the harmful effects of mainstream, sadomasochistic, and rape pornography on men’s attitudes and behavior related to sexual assault. The present study surveyed 62% of the fraternity population at a Midwestern public university on their pornography viewing habits, bystander […]

“Exposure to Sexual Stimuli Induces Greater Discounting Leading to Increased Involvement in Cyber Delinquency Among Men”

Posted on March 10, 2017, in Men, Psychological, Research

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Title: Exposure to Sexual Stimuli Induces Greater Discounting Leading to Increased Involvement in Cyber Delinquency Among Men
Publication: Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking
Author: Cheng, Wen and Wen-Bin Chiou
Date: 06/16/2017

ABSTRACT People frequently encounter sexual stimuli during Internet use. Research has shown that stimuli inducing sexual motivation can lead to greater impulsivity in men, as manifested in greater temporal discounting (i.e., a tendency to prefer smaller, immediate gains to larger, future ones). Extant findings in crime research suggest that delinquents tend to focus on short-term […]

“Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Do Not Buy Sex: New Data on Prostitution and Trafficking”

Posted on December 1, 2016, in Men, Prostitution, Research, Sexual Violence

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Title: "Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Do Not Buy Sex: New Data on Prostitution and Trafficking"
Publication: Journal of interpersonal violence
Author: Farley, Melissa, et al.
Date: 08/31/2015

Abstract We investigated attitudes and behaviors associated with prostitution and sexual aggression among 101 men who buy sex and 101 age-, education-, and ethnicity-matched men who did not buy sex. Both groups tended to accept rape myths, be aware of harms of prostitution and trafficking, express ambivalence about the nature of prostitution, and believe that […]

“The Effects of Viewing R-rated Movie Scenes That Objectify Women on Perceptions of Date Rape”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Men, Psychological, Research, Sexual Violence

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Title: "The Effects of Viewing R-rated Movie Scenes That Objectify Women on Perceptions of Date Rape"
Publication: Sex Roles 43.9-10
Author: Milburn, Michael A., Roxanne Mather, and Sheree D. Conrad
Date: 11/15/2010

Abstract The contribution of sexualized images of women in the media to rape and beliefs that support rape has been the subject of considerable research. The present study tested the effects of viewing scenes from R-rated popular films on perceptions of female responsibility for and enjoyment of either a date rape or a stranger rape, […]

“Linking Male Use of the Sex Industry to Controlling Behaviors in Violent Relationships: An Exploratory Analysis”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Men, Personal Experiences, Research, Sexual Violence

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Title: "Linking Male Use of the Sex Industry to Controlling Behaviors in Violent Relationships: An Exploratory Analysis"
Publication: Violence Against Women 14.4
Author: Simmons, Catherine A., Peter Lehmann, and Shannon Collier-Tenison
Date: 04/14/2008

Abstract In an attempt to better understand the relationship between male use of the sex industry (i.e., pornography and strip clubs) and interpersonal violence (IPV), 2,135 female residents of an IPV shelter were surveyed regarding their batterer’s use of both the sex industry and controlling behaviors in their relationship. Findings indicate that male domestic violence […]

“One Patient Out of Four with Newly Diagnosed Erectile Dysfunction Is a Young Man–Worrisome Picture from the Everyday Clinical Practice”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Men, Physiological, Research

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Title: "One Patient Out of Four with Newly Diagnosed Erectile Dysfunction Is a Young Man--Worrisome Picture from the Everyday Clinical Practice"
Publication: The journal of sexual medicine 10.7
Author: Capogrosso, Paolo, et al.
Date: 05/07/2013

Abstract Introduction Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common complaint in men over 40 years of age, and prevalence rates increase throughout the aging period. Prevalence and risk factors of ED among young men have been scantly analyzed. Aim Assessing sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of young men (defined as ≤40 years) seeking first medical help for […]

“X-Rated: Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Associated with U.S. Early Adolescents’ Exposure to Sexually Explicit Media”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Men, Statistics, Teens, Women

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Title: "X-Rated: Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Associated with U.S. Early Adolescents' Exposure to Sexually Explicit Media"
Publication: Communication Research 36.1
Author: Brown, Jane D., and Kelly L. L'Engle.
Date: 01/29/2009

Abstract Correlates of use and subsequent sexual attitudes and behaviors predicted by exposure to sexually explicit content (i.e., pornography and erotica) in adult magazines, X-rated movies, and the Internet were examined in a prospective survey of a diverse sample of early adolescents (average age at baseline = 13.6 years; N = 967). Two-thirds (66%) of […]

“Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Functioning among Sexually Experienced Middle to Late Adolescents”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Men, Physiological, Statistics, Women

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Title: "Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Functioning among Sexually Experienced Middle to Late Adolescents"
Publication: The journal of sexual medicine 11.3
Author: O'Sullivan, Lucia F., et al.
Date: 01/14/2014

Abstract Introduction Little is known about problems in sexual functioning among young people, despite the high rates found in adult samples. It is unclear which problems are most prevalent or how common sexual distress is for young people experiencing problems. Aims This study aims to assess the prevalence, range, and correlates of sexual problems and […]