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

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Military, Personal Experiences, Psychological, Research

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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 180.7
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 […]

“Methamphetamine Acts on Subpopulations of Neurons Regulating Sexual Behavior in Male Rats”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Addiction, Brain Science, Psychological, Research

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Title: "Methamphetamine Acts on Subpopulations of Neurons Regulating Sexual Behavior in Male Rats"
Publication: Neuroscience 166.3
Author: Frohmader, Karla S., et al.
Date: 03/31/2010

Abstract Methamphetamine (Meth) is a highly addictive stimulant. Meth abuse is commonly associated with the practice of sexual risk behavior and increased prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Meth users report heightened sexual desire, arousal, and sexual pleasure. The biological basis for this drug-sex nexus is unknown. The current study demonstrates that Meth administration in […]

“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, […]

“Patient Characteristics by Type of Hypersexuality Referral: A Quantitative Chart Review of 115 Consecutive Male Cases”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Addiction, Physiological, Psychological, Research

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Title: "Patient Characteristics by Type of Hypersexuality Referral: A Quantitative Chart Review of 115 Consecutive Male Cases"
Publication: Journal of sex & marital therapy 41.6
Author: Sutton, Katherine S., et al.
Date: 09/02/2014

Abstract Hypersexuality remains an increasingly common but poorly understood patient complaint. Despite diversity in clinical presentations of patients referred for hypersexuality, the literature has maintained treatment approaches that are assumed to apply to the entire phenomenon. This approach has proven ineffective, despite its application over several decades. The present study used quantitative methods to examine […]

“Linking Exposure to Outcomes: Early Adolescents’ Consumption of Sexual Content in Six Media”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Psychological, Statistics, Teens

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Title: "Linking Exposure to Outcomes: Early Adolescents' Consumption of Sexual Content in Six Media"
Publication: Mass Communication & Society 8.2
Author: Pardun, Carol J., Kelly Ladin L'Engle, and Jane D. Brown
Date: 11/17/2009

Abstract A media-use questionnaire was completed by 3,261 7th and 8th graders and a subsample of 1,074 respondents was interviewed about their sexual attitudes and behaviors. Based on results from the media survey, respondents’ top television shows, movies, music, Internet sites, and newspapers were content analyzed for portrayals or references to pubertal development, romantic relationships, […]

“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 […]

“Women’s Attitudes and Fantasies about Rape as a Function of Early Exposure to Pornography”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Psychological, Research, Sexual Violence, Women

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Title: "Women's Attitudes and Fantasies about Rape as a Function of Early Exposure to Pornography"
Publication: Journal of Interpersonal Violence 7.4
Author: Corne, Shawn, John Briere, and Lillian M. Esses
Date: 12/17/1992

Abstract Although much has been learned about how social forces such as pornography can shape or direct men’s sexual violence against women, few empirical data exist on how these forces impinge on women’s attitudes and behavior. In the present study, 187 female university students responded to a questionnaire regarding childhood exposure to pornography, current sexual […]

“Use of Pornography in the Criminal and Developmental Histories of Sexual Offenders”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Psychological, Research, Sexual Violence

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Title: "Use of Pornography in the Criminal and Developmental Histories of Sexual Offenders"
Publication: Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Author: Carter, Daniel Lee, et al.
Date: 09/30/2015

Abstract The present study examined exposure to and use of pornography in the familial, developmental and criminal histories of 38 rapists and 26 child molesters incarcerated at the Massachusetts Treatment Center. While both groups reported similar exposure to pornography in the home and during development, child molesters indicated significantly more exposure than rapists in adulthood […]

“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 […]