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“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 […]

“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 […]

“Excessive Video Game Use, Sleep Deprivation, and Poor Working Performance Among U.S. Marines Treated in a Military Mental Health Clinic: A Case Study”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Brain Science, Military, Physiological

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Title: "Excessive Video Game Use, Sleep Deprivation, and Poor Working Performance Among U.S. Marines Treateed in a Military Mental Health Clinic: A Case Study"
Publication: Military Medicine
Author: Eickhoff, Erin, et al.
Date: 07/07/2015

ABSTRACT Excessive use of video games may be associated with sleep deprivation, resulting in poor job performance and atypical mood disorders. Three active duty service members in the U.S. Marine Corps were offered mental health evaluation for sleep disturbance and symptoms of blunted affect, low mood, poor concentration, inability to focus, irritability, and drowsiness. All […]

“The Impact of Internet Pornography on Adolescents: A Review of the Research”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Brain Science, Internet, Physiological, Psychological

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Title: "The Impact of Internet Pornography on Adolescents: A Review of the Research"
Publication: Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity
Author: Owens, Eric W., et al.
Date: 04/09/2012

Summary The recent proliferation of Internet-enabled technology has significantly changed the way adolescents encounter and consume sexually explicit material. Once confined to a personal computer attached to a telephone line, the Internet is now available on laptops, mobile phones, video game consoles, and other electronic devices. With the growth of the Internet has come easier […]

“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 […]

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

Posted on September 30, 2015, in Addiction, Brain Science, Physiological, Research

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Title: Neuroscience of Internet Pornography Addiction: A Review and Update
Publication: Behavioral Sciences
Author: Todd Love, Christian Laier, Matthias Brand, Linda Hatch, and Raju Hajela
Date: 09/01/2015

Abstract: Many recognize that several behaviors potentially affecting the reward circuitry in human brains lead to a loss of control and other symptoms of addiction in at least some individuals. Regarding Internet addiction, neuroscientific research supports the assumption that underlying neural processes are similar to substance addiction. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has recognized one […]

Jeffrey Satinover Statement to Congress on Pornography


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Title: Jeffrey Satinover Statement to Congress on Pornography
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Author: Jeffrey Satinover
Date: 11/17/2004

In this statement before Congress, Dr. Jeffrey Satinover, a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, physicist, and former Fellow in Psychiatry at Yale, cautions pornography “is a delivery system that has a distinct and powerful effect upon the human brain and nervous system. [Pornography’s] effect is to cause a powerful addiction. Like any other addiction, the addiction is both to […]