Dirty habits? Online pornography use, personality, obsessionality, and compulsivity.

@article{Egan2013DirtyHO,
  title={Dirty habits? Online pornography use, personality, obsessionality, and compulsivity.},
  author={Vincent Egan and Reena P. Parmar},
  journal={Journal of sex & marital therapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          394-409
        }
}
Internet pornography use can be compulsive, but evaluation of pathology underlying this is difficult to assess. The present study aimed to distinguish individual differences in personality and psychopathology that predict pornography consumption in an individual, and whether this reflected more general compulsive processes, assessing 226 male participants. Neuroticism, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and obsessional checking all significantly correlated with a latent measure of compulsive… CONTINUE READING
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