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“Pornography Sexual Behavior and Risk Behaviour at University”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Relationships, Research, Statistics, Teens

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Title: "Pornography Sexual Behavior and Risk Behaviour at University"
Publication: Sexologies 24.4
Author: Bulot, C., B. Leurent, and F. Collier
Date: 10/01/2015

Summary Introduction The pornography industry is a pervasive influence on adolescents, nearly all of whom are exposed to it via the internet, either willingly or unwillingly and at a more or less premature age. Is there an association between exposure to pornography and some forms of risk behaviour? Method Eight hundred and twelve Lille students […]

“Boxing Helena and Corseting Eunice: Sexual Rhetoric in Cosmopolitan and Playboy Magazines”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Relationships, Societal, Women

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Title: "Boxing Helena and Corseting Eunice: Sexual Rhetoric in Cosmopolitan and Playboy Magazines"
Publication: Sex Roles
Author: Krassas, Nicole R., Joan M. Blauwkamp, and Peggy Wesselink.
Date: 06/08/2001

Summary This paper analyzes the sexual rhetorics of Cosmopolitan and Playboy magazines to consider how sexuality is constructed in similar ways by sources directed to men and women. We use Goffman’s classifications of gender in advertisements to compare how each magazine uses its pictures to provide cues to readers about sexuality and sexual relationships and […]

“Adult Pornography and Violence against Women in the Heartland: Results from a Rural Southeast Ohio Study”

Posted on November 2, 2016, in Relationships, Research, Sexual Violence, Societal, Women

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Title: "Adult Pornography and Violence Against Women in the Heartland Results From a Rural Southeast Ohio Study"
Publication: Violence Against Women
Author: DeKeseredy, Walter S., et al.
Date: 05/22/2016

Abstract Many rural parts of the United States are now “pornified.” There is growing quantitative evidence revealing that rural women are at higher risk of being victimized by intimate violence than their urban and suburban counterparts. In-depth interviews with 55 rural southeast Ohio women who wanted to leave, were trying to leave, or were in […]

“A Longitudinal Analysis of US Adults’ Pornography Exposure Sexual Socialization, Selective Exposure, and the Moderating Role of Unhappiness”

Posted on November 2, 2016, in Relationships, Research, Self-Image, Statistics

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Title: "A longitudinal analysis of US adults’ pornography exposure"
Publication: Journal of Media Psychology
Author: Wright, Paul J., et al.
Date: 08/31/2012

Abstract Several studies have explored whether pornography exposure is associated with a casual approach to sex. Much of this research, however, has been cross-sectional, has assessed only straightforward exposure–casual sex associations, and has employed convenience samples of adolescents. This study employed nationally representative longitudinal data from the General Social Survey to explore whether casual sex […]

“Use of Pornography and Self-Reported Engagement in Sexual Violence among Adolescents”

Posted on November 1, 2016, in Relationships, Research, Sexual Violence, Teens

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Title: "Use of pornography and self-reported engagement in sexual violence among adolescents."
Publication: European Journal of Developmental Psychology
Author: Bonino, Silvia, et al.
Date: 02/17/2007

Abstract This cross-sectional study examined 804 adolescents, boys and girls, aged from 14 to 19 years, attending different types of high schools in the northwest of Italy; the questionnaire “Me and My Health” (Bonino, 1996, Bonino, S. 1996. Questionario: Io e la mia salute, Torino, , Italy: Regione Piemonte, Assessorato alla Sanità.) was used to collect […]

“The Porn Phenomenon: The Impact of Pornography in the Digital Age”

Posted on November 1, 2016, in Relationships, Research, Societal, Statistics

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Title: "The Porn Phenomenon: The Impact of Pornography in the Digital Age"
Publication: Josh McDowell Ministry
Author: Barna Group
Date: 05/01/2016

Book Description The Porn Crisis is not Coming… It is Here. Pornography is pervasive, permeating our culture from shop windows to web ads, premium cable shows to smartphone apps. Where once it was kept literally under wraps, used furtively in secret and shame, porn is now a standard feature of everyday life, seen by most […]

“More Than a Dalliance? Pornography Consumption and Extramarital Sex Attitudes among Married U.S. Adults”

Posted on November 1, 2016, in Marriage, Psychological, Relationships, Research

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Title: "More Than a Dalliance? Pornography Consumption and Extramarital Sex Attitudes among Married U.S. Adults"
Publication: Psychology of Popular Media Culture
Author: Wright, Paul J., et al.
Date: 04/15/2014

Abstract Extramarital sex is one of the most commonly cited reasons for divorce. U.S. adults who have more positive extramarital sex attitudes are more likely to engage in extramarital sex. Given pornography’s positive portrayal of extramarital sex, several recent studies have explored whether people who consume pornography have a more positive attitude toward extramarital sex. […]

“Sex in America Online: An Exploration of Sex, Marital Status, and Sexual Identity in Internet Sex Seeking and Its Impacts”

Posted on November 1, 2016, in Psychological, Relationships, Research, Self-Image

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Title: "Sex in America Online: An Exploration of Sex, Marital Status, and Sexual Identity in Internet Sex Seeking and Its Impacts"
Publication: The Journal of Sex Research
Author: Albright, Julie M.
Date: 06/14/2008

Abstract This was an exploratory study of sex and relationship seeking on the Internet, based on a survey of 15,246 respondents in the United States Seventy-five percent of men and 41% of women had intentionally viewed or downloaded porn. Men and gays/lesbians were more likely to access porn or engage in other sex-seeking behaviors online […]

What is the attraction? Pornography use motives in relation to bystander intervention (RESEARCH)

Posted on July 28, 2015, in Relationships, Research, Sexual Violence, Societal

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Title: What is the attraction? Pornography use motives in relation to bystander intervention
Publication: Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Author: John D. Foubert, Oklahoma State University, Ana J. Bridges, University of Arkansas
Date: 07/27/2015

Abstract Use of pornography is common among adolescents and young adults, with most men and a growing number of women viewing regularly. A vast body of research suggests pornography use is associated with multiple attitudinal and behavioral variables. One of those associations, for both men and women, is higher pornography use is correlated with a […]