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“Erectile Dysfunction, Boredom, and Hypersexuality among Couple Men from Two European Countries”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Men, Physiological, Psychological, Research

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Title: "Erectile Dysfunction, Boredom, and Hypersexuality among Couple Men from Two European Countries"
Publication: The Journal of Sexual Medicine 12.11
Author: Klein, Verena, et al.
Date: 11/02/2015

Abstract Introduction Much of the research on the association between erectile dysfunction (ED) and possible clinical relevant hypersexuality up to now has been only descriptive in nature. Aim The present study aimed to explore the relationships among hypersexuality, ED, and sexual boredom in a sample of coupled community men. Methods An Internet-based survey was conducted […]

“University Males’ Sexual Interest in Children: Predicting Potential Indices Of ‘Pedophilia’ In a Nonforensic Sample”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Children, Men, Psychological, Research

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Title: "University Males' Sexual Interest in Children: Predicting Potential Indices Of 'Pedophilia' In a Nonforensic Sample"
Publication: Child Abuse & Neglect 13.1
Author: Briere, John, and Marsha Runtz.
Date: 06/15/1989

Abstract A survey was administered to 193 male undergraduate students regarding their sexual interest in children, as well as their responses to a number of questions theoretically relevant to pedophilia. In total, 21% of subjects reported sexual attraction to some small children, 9% described sexual fantasies involving children, 5% admitted to having masturbated to such […]

“Acting Like a Tough Guy: Violent-Sexist Video Games, Identification with Game Characters, Masculine Beliefs, & Empathy for Female Violence Victims”

Posted on November 9, 2016, in Men, Psychological, Research, Sexual Violence

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Title: "Acting Like a Tough Guy: Violent-Sexist Video Games, Identification with Game Characters, Masculine Beliefs, & Empathy for Female Violence Victims"
Publication: PLoS one
Author: Gabbiadini, Alessandro, et al.
Date: 04/13/2016

Abstract Empathy—putting oneself in another’s shoes—has been described as the “social glue” that holds society together. This study investigates how exposure to sexist video games can decrease empathy for female violence victims. We hypothesized that playing violent-sexist video games would increase endorsement of masculine beliefs, especially among participants who highly identify with dominant and aggressive […]

“A Comparison of the Male Customers of Female Street Prostitutes with National Samples of Men”

Posted on November 2, 2016, in Men, Prostitution, Research, Statistics

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Title: "A Comparison of the Male Customers of Female Street Prostitutes with National Samples of Men"
Publication: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
Author: Monto, Martin A., et al.
Date: 10/01/2005

Abstract Previous research on customers of prostitutes has relied on small samples and qualitative interviews. Conceptions of customers have tended toward either the “every man” perspective, which implies customers are no different than other men, or the “peculiar man” perspective, which implies customers are characterized by stark differences or psychological inadequacies. This study compares a […]

“Pornography and the Male Sexual Script: An Analysis of Consumption and Sexual Relations”

Posted on November 2, 2016, in Brain Science, Men, Physiological, Research

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Title: "Pornography and the Male Sexual Script: An Analysis of Consumption and Sexual Relations"
Publication: Archives of Sexual Behavior
Author: Sun, C., et al.
Date: 05/01/2016

Abstract Pornography has become a primary source of sexual education. At the same time, mainstream commercial pornography has coalesced around a relatively homogenous script involving violence and female degradation. Yet, little work has been done exploring the associations between pornography and dyadic sexual encounters: What role does pornography play inside real-world sexual encounters between a […]

“Online sexual activities: An exploratory study of problematic and non-problematic usage patterns in a sample of men”

Posted on November 1, 2016, in Internet, Men, Physiological, Research

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Title: Online sexual activities: An exploratory study of problematic and non-problematic usage patterns in a sample of men
Publication: Computers in Human Behavior
Author: Wéry, Aline, et al.
Date: 03/01/2016

Abstract Involvement in online sexual activities (OSAs) is ubiquitous, especially in males, and can under certain circumstances become problematic. The risk factors associated with problematic OSAs remain, however, poorly explored. The current study aimed to investigate the characteristics, usage patterns, and motives for men to engage in OSAs and to disentangle the risk factors associated […]

“Is Internet Pornography Causing Sexual Dysfunctions? A Review with Clinical Reports”

Posted on November 1, 2016, in Brain Science, Men, Physiological, Research

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Title: "Is Internet Pornography Causing Sexual Dysfunctions? A Review with Clinical Reports"
Publication: Behavioral Sciences
Author: Park, Brian Y., et al.
Date: 08/05/2016

Abstract Traditional factors that once explained men’s sexual difficulties appear insufficient to account for the sharp rise in erectile dysfunction, delayed ejaculation, decreased sexual satisfaction, and diminished libido during partnered sex in men under 40. This review (1) considers data from multiple domains, e.g., clinical, biological (addiction/urology), psychological (sexual conditioning), sociological; and (2) presents a […]

“Generation XXX: Pornography Acceptance and Use Among Emerging Adults”

Posted on November 1, 2016, in Men, Research, Statistics, Women

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Title: "Generation XXX: Pornography Acceptance and Use Among Emerging Adults"
Publication: Journal of Adolescent Research
Author: Carroll, Jason S., et al.
Date: 01/10/2008

Abstract This study examined correlates of pornography acceptance and use within a normative (nonclinical) population of emerging adults (individuals aged 18—26). Participants included 813 university students (500 women; M age = 20 years) recruited from six college sites across the United States. Participants completed online questionnaires regarding their acceptance and use of pornography, as well […]

“Frequent Users of Pornography. A Population Based Epidemiological Study of Swedish Male Adolescents”

Posted on November 1, 2016, in Men, Psychological, Research, Statistics

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Title: "Frequent Users of Pornography. A Population Based Epidemiological Study of Swedish Male Adolescents"
Publication: Journal of Adolescence
Author: Âkerman, Ingrid, et al.
Date: 04/10/2010

Abstract Frequent use of pornography has not been sufficiently studied before. In a Swedish survey 2015 male students aged 18 years participated. A group of frequent users of pornography (N = 200, 10.5%) were studied with respect to background and psychosocial correlates. The frequent users had a more positive attitude to pornography, were more often […]

Aggression and Sexual Behavior in Best-Selling Pornography Videos: A Content Analysis Update


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Title: Aggression and Sexual Behavior in Best-Selling Pornography Videos: A Content Analysis Update
Publication: Violence Against Women (Vol.16, Iss. 10
Author: Ana J. Bridges, Robert Wosnitzer, Erica Scharrer, Chyng Sun, and Rachael Liberman
Date: 10/01/2010

Abstract This current study analyzes the content of popular pornographic videos, with the objectives of updating depictions of aggression, degradation, and sexual practices and comparing the study’s results to previous content analysis studies. Findings indicate high levels of aggression in pornography in both verbal and physical forms. Of the 304 scenes analyzed, 88.2% contained physical […]