Pornography use and sexual aggression: the impact of frequency and type of pornography use on recidivism among sexual offenders.

@article{Kingston2008PornographyUA,
  title={Pornography use and sexual aggression: the impact of frequency and type of pornography use on recidivism among sexual offenders.},
  author={Drew A Kingston and Paul Fedoroff and Philip Firestone and Susan Curry and John M. W. Bradford},
  journal={Aggressive behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          341-51
        }
}
In this study, we examined the unique contribution of pornography consumption to the longitudinal prediction of criminal recidivism in a sample of 341 child molesters. We specifically tested the hypothesis, based on predictions informed by the confluence model of sexual aggression that pornography will be a risk factor for recidivism only for those individuals classified as relatively high risk for re-offending. Pornography use (frequency and type) was assessed through self-report and… Expand
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