Navigation Links
Porn Use Has Small Effect on Sexual Behavior, Study Finds
Date:4/25/2013

By Carina Storrs
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- It's easy to blame pornography for prompting young people to engage in risky sex, but a new study suggests that the use of sexually explicit material doesn't have a lot to do with sexual behavior.

The study looked at 4,600 people between the ages of 15 and 25 living in the Netherlands. Researchers asked the volunteers about the amount and type of porn they used and about risky, adventurous sexual experiences, such as how many partners they have had, whether they had ever had sex with a same-sex partner or whether they ever paid for sex.

The study found that only between 0.3 percent and 4 percent of the sexual behaviors in question could be attributed to pornography use. The findings were published online April 25 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

"Pornography is not as big and bad a wolf as we thought it was, and maybe we should focus on other factors," said study author Gert Martin Hald, a clinical psychologist at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.

"It does explain a portion of sexual behavior, but it is modest," Hald added.

One factor that could influence sexual behavior is a sensation-seeking personality. Not surprisingly, participants in the study who responded that they like wild sex and having exciting sexual experiences were more likely to engage in risky, adventurous sex.

It's possible that using porn makes people more open to new sexual experiences in general, or makes them more aroused, which then leads them to have more sexual experiences, Hald said. The study could not determine, however, whether some of the connection between porn use and sexual behavior was due to these indirect effects.

Other factors that could contribute to sexual behavior are how you are raised and other social influences, as well as genetics, Hald said. "Each variable only contributes modestly, but it's the interacti
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Pesticides May Be Linked to Slightly Smaller Babies, Shorter Pregnancies
2. Normalizing tumor blood vessels improves delivery of only the smallest nanomedicines
3. Study examines drug regimen for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer among older patients
4. Small neural focus groups predict anti-smoking ad success
5. Small molecular bodyguards kill HPV-infected cancer cells by protecting tumor-suppressor
6. Analysis Finds Clinical Trials Often Small, of Poor Quality
7. Steroid Nasal Sprays Show Small Benefit for Sinusitis: Study
8. Dana-Farber: Study reports first success of targeted therapy in type of non-small cell lung cancer
9. Infants cant distinguish between large and small groups
10. Blood test for pregnant women could predict risk of having dangerously small babies
11. B2B e Trader is Addressing the Critical Needs of Local Businesses by Lauching the New Shop Small Business Directory
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Porn Use Has Small Effect on Sexual Behavior, Study Finds
(Date:8/29/2014)... After having a double mastectomy due to ... breast reconstruction. She found that the look of conventional ... there needed to be a solution. , The MODIFIED ... man who needs or wants breast improvements. It's more ... peace of mind. Producible in design variations, the invention ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 Evolutions Medical & Day Spa ... Santa Barbara News-Press Readers’ Choice 2014 poll. This is ... poll as Best Medical Spa. The 2014 Readers’ Choice ... about Evolutions Medical Spa recognition: , “Not only does ... as a top-notch, cutting-edge medical spa as well. Founder ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... New Delhi, India (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ... market named Remove Scam Book. The service is to ... of negative reviews against them on Scam Book. The service ... search results and make Scam Book complaints fully invisible on ... with the service. , On being asked how company ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... home should be a safe haven, but there are many dangers ... sharing some tips to help improve safety in the home. ... , Kitchen, , Store hazardous products – like ... away from food. , Mount a fire ... Bathroom , Put slip-resistant surfaces in the ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... The MERS coronavirus has caused disease outbreaks across the ... severe pneumonia virus has claimed the lives of several ... long time, scientists have been puzzled over how easily ... team of researchers led by virologists from the University ... direct observation, that the rate of human transmission is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Evolutions Named Best Medical Spa in Santa Barbara by Santa Barbara News Press 2Health News:Evolutions Named Best Medical Spa in Santa Barbara by Santa Barbara News Press 3Health News:RBS Reputation Management Announces a New Online Reputation Management Service 2Health News:Improve Home Safety with Tips from Amica Insurance 2Health News:MERS: Low transmissibility, dangerous illness 2Health News:MERS: Low transmissibility, dangerous illness 3
... view of nationalized health care - Tuesday, April 14 at 8:00 ... takes a look into the state of universal health care in ... has been in place in that country since 1984. What, ... from the health care system north of our border as we ...
... YORK, April 13 The Advertising Council, in partnership,with ... series of public,service advertisements (PSAs) featuring professional golfer Ernie ... raise awareness about autism and to urge,parents to learn ... in one in every 150 children. , , ...
... CHADD, the nation,s,largest family-based organization advocating for people ... will host a one,day seminar entitled "Ages & ... on Saturday, May 9. , ... about,managing AD/HD and a special "Power Lunch" will ...
... FRI., APRIL 17, 10AM , ... Demonstration During ... Victims BALTIMORE, April 13 Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, the former White ... Policy Caucus, and Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO of CRC Health Group, the ...
... Kansas State University,s Physical Activity and Public Health Laboratory, ... work -- can be an easy, effective and efficient ... , Pam Wittman, a K-State senior in kinesiology, Olathe, ... assistant professors of kinesiology, on the active commuting research. ...
... April 13 Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ... banker,Andrew G. Cuneo as vice president of Global Business ... and strategic,efforts in close alignment with the company,s executive ... Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury said: "Drew brings ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:HDNet's 'Dan Rather Reports' Investigates the Possibility of a Better Health Care System North of the Border 2Health News:HDNet's 'Dan Rather Reports' Investigates the Possibility of a Better Health Care System North of the Border 3Health News:Video: The Advertising Council and Autism Speaks Launch New PSAs to Raise Awareness of Autism 2Health News:Video: The Advertising Council and Autism Speaks Launch New PSAs to Raise Awareness of Autism 3Health News:Video: The Advertising Council and Autism Speaks Launch New PSAs to Raise Awareness of Autism 4Health News:Mother of Ty Pennington and Renowned AD/HD Expert Dr. Yvonne Pennington to Speak at Baltimore Conference on AD/HD 2Health News:Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling 2Health News:Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling 3Health News:Survey research looks at attitudes, obstacles to walking and biking to work 2Health News:Survey research looks at attitudes, obstacles to walking and biking to work 3Health News:Andrew G. Cuneo Joins Mylan as Vice President of Global Business Development 2
(Date:8/29/2014)...   Vittamed Corporation , a neurodiagnostics medical device company ... T. (Teo) Forcht Dagi , MD, DmedSc, MPH, MBA, ... " Teo Forcht Dagi is an ... and venture capital," said Remis Bistras , President and ... clinical, strategic, and entrepreneurial expertise to our Board." ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage will present a workshop focused ... Zealand Forensic Science Society,s 22 nd International ... Adelaide, Australia .  Forensic Scientists will be ... hyperspectral imaging can bring to examination procedures. ... of Product Development at ChemImage, will host a ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014  Pacific Medical Data Solutions is excited to ... . The main website, along with the site,s blog, ... services and content relevant to the medical billing industry. ... viewers can now better understand how PMDS products help ... create a more visible platform about medical billing best ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Vittamed Adds Prominent Neurosurgeon and Venture Capitalist T. Forcht Dagi to Board of Directors 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 3PMDS Announces New Website 2
... Skin Infections, SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 Trius ... of the oral form of its,second-generation oxazolidinone antibacterial drug ... tolerability of once-daily doses,of 200, 300 and 400 milligrams ... for five to seven days of treatment., The ...
... whose breast cancer has,spread to their lymph nodes, a ... the method for determining whether those,women need radiation therapy ... presented during the annual meeting of the American Society ... Boston., In a retrospective study of 167 patients ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Trius Doses First Patient in Antibacterial Phase 2 Trial 2Breast MRI Scan Could Determine Need for Radiation Therapy 2
... Suture™ ENDO PADDLE RETRACT™ 12 mm instrument ... general, urologic,thoracic, colorectal and other endoscopic procedures ... stomach, or liver. , ,The ENDO ... retractor at the distal end of the ...
... Introducing the widest offering of single-use instruments ... and long 43cm lengths for Bariatric Surgery. ... , Extended insulation covers the pivot points to ... , A 4mm universal cord, which eliminates gapping ...
Operate with confidence. Autosuture is advancing the sate of both open and minimally invasive surgery by providing surgical tools that feel right, function right, and facilitate the right outcome eve...
Operate with confidence. Autosuture is advancing the sate of both open and minimally invasive surgery by providing surgical tools that feel right, function right, and facilitate the right outcome eve...
Medicine Products: