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“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 […]

“Adolescent’s Exposure to Sexualized Media Environment and Their Notions of Women as Sex Objects”

Posted on November 2, 2016, in Research, Statistics, Teens, Women

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Title: "Adolescents’ exposure to a sexualized media environment and their notions of women as sex objects"
Publication: Sex Roles
Author: Peter, Jochen, et al.
Date: 02/28/2007

Abstract This study was designed to investigate whether adolescents’ exposure to a sexualized media environment is associated with stronger beliefs that women are sex objects. More specifically, we studied whether the association between notions of women as sex objects and exposure to sexual content of varied explicitness (i.e., sexually non-explicit, semi-explicit, or explicit) and 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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“‘I Wasn’t Sure It Was Normal To Watch It…’ A Quantitiative and Qualititative Examination of the Impact of Online Pornography on the Values, Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviours of Children and Young People”

Posted on October 31, 2016, in Children, Research, Statistics, Teens

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Title: "'I Wasn't Sure It Was Normal To Watch It...' A Quantitiative and Qualititative Examination of the Impact of Online Pornography on the Values, Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviours of Children and Young People"
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Author: Martellozzo, Elena, et al.
Date: 06/15/2016

Summary This paper presents findings about young people’s experiences with online pornography. It draws on data from the first national survey of secondary school boys and girls regarding their attitudes and feelings about online pornography, whether viewing it deliberately or accidentally. To our knowledge, this is the most extensive survey of 11-16 year olds regarding […]

Pornography and the Brain: Public Health Considerations

Posted on July 14, 2015, in Addiction, Brain Science, Research, Societal, Statistics

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Title: Pornography and the Brain: Public Health Considerations
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Author: Donald Hilton
Date: 07/14/2015