Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity research – bibliography

Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity research – bibliography

The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health has compiled a select bibliography of articles related to problematic sexual behaviors.  While this is not a comprehensive list of all literature published on the topic, it contains many of the key articles found in the field of problematic sexual behaviors. We intend to continue adding to this list. This bibliography will be a good starting point for individuals interested in the professional literature on this topic.

Adams, K. M., & Robinson, D. W. (2001). Shame reduction, affect regulation, and sexual boundary development: Essential building blocks of sexual addiction. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 8(1), 23-44.

Banca, Paula, Laurel S. Morris, Simon Mitchell, Neil A. Harrison, Marc N. Potenza, and Valerie Voon. “Novelty, conditioning and attentional bias to sexual rewards.” Journal of psychiatric research 72 (2016): 91-101.

Bancroft, J. (2008). Sexual behavior that is “out of control”: A theoretical and conceptual approach. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 31(4), 593-601.

Bancroft, J., & Vukadinovic, Z. (2004). Sexual addiction, sexual compulsivity, sexual impulsivity, or what? toward a theoretical model. The Journal of Sex Research, 41(3), 225-234.

Blankenship, R., & Laaser, M. (2004). Sexual addiction and ADHD: Is there a connection? Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 11(1-2), 7-20.

Blum, K., Werner, T., Carnes, S., Carnes, P., Bowirrat, A., Giordano, J., . . . Gold, M. (2012a). Sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’roll: hypothesizing common mesolimbic activation as a function of reward gene polymorphisms. J Psychoactive Drugs, 44(1), 38-55.

Brand, M., Laier, C., Pawlikowski, M., Schachtle, U., Scholer, T., & Altstotter-Gleich, C. (2011). Watching pornographic pictures on the Internet: role of sexual arousal ratings and psychological-psychiatric symptoms for using Internet sex sites excessively. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw, 14(6), 371-377. doi:10.1089/cyber.2010.0222

Brand, M., Young, K. S., & Laier, C. (2014). Prefrontal Control and Internet Addiction: A Theoretical Model and Review of Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Findings. Front Hum Neurosci, 8, 375. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00375

Briken, P., Habermann, N., Berner, W., & Hill, A. (2007). Diagnosis and treatment of sexual addiction: A survey among German sex therapists. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 14(2), 131-143.

Carnes, P. J., Green, B. A., Merlo, L. J., Polles, A., Carnes, S., & Gold, M. S. (2012). PATHOS: A brief screening application for assessing sexual addiction. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 6(1), 29-34.

Carnes, P., Green, B., & Carnes, S. (2010). The same yet different: Refocusing the sexual addiction screening test (SAST) to reflect orientation and gender. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 17(1), 30.

Carnes, P. J., Murray, R. E., & Charpentier, L. (2005). Bargains with chaos: Sex addicts and addiction interaction disorder. Sex Addict Compulsivity, 12(2-3), 79-120. doi:10.1080/10720160500201371

Cohen, J. E. (2008). Sexual sensation seeking and sexual compulsivity: Predicting high-risk sexual behavior among female university students. (Ph. D., University of Memphis).

Coleman, E., Raymond, N., & McBean, A. (2003). Assessment and treatment of compulsive sexual behaviour. Minnesota Medicine, 86, 42-47.

Cripps, E. M. (2004). Toward an empirical understanding of hypersexuality. University of Waterloo (Canada)).

Ferree, M. C. (2001). Females and sex addiction: Myths and diagnostic implications. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 8(3-4), 287-300.

Gardner, P. J., & Poole, J. M. (2009). One story at a time: Narrative therapy, older adults, & addiction. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 28(5), 600-620.

Gugliano, J. (2009). Describing and treating out-of-control sexual behavior. FOCUS, 24(1), 4.

Hagedorn, W. B., & Juhnke, G. A. (2005). Treating the sexually addicted client: Establishing a need for increased counselor awareness. Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, 25(2), 66-86.

Herring, B. (2001). Ethical guidelines in the treatment of compulsive sexual behaviour. Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, 8(1), 13-22.

Herring, B. (2004). The next 20 years: The developmental challenges facing the field of compulsive sexual behavior. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 11(1-2), 35-42.

Hilton, D. L. (2013). Pornography addiction-a supranormal stimulus considered in the context of neuroplasticity. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, 3. doi:10.3402/snp.v3i0.20767

Hilton, D., Carnes, S., & Love, T. (2016). The Neurobiology of Behavioral Addictions: Sexual Addiction. In A. Swann, G. Moeller, & M. Lijffijt (Eds.), Neurobiology of Addictions (pp. 176-190). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Hilton Jr, D. L., & Watts, C. (2011). Pornography addiction: A neuroscience perspective. Surgical neurology international, 2.

Hook, J. N., Hook, J. P., Davis, D. E., Worthington, E. L., & Penberthy, J. K. (2010). Measuring sexual addiction and compulsivity: A critical review of instruments. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 36(3)

Hughes, B. (2010). Understanding sexual addiction in clinical practice. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 5, 915-919.

Kafka, M. P., & Hennen, J. (2002). A DSM-IV axis 1 comorbidity study of males (n =120) with paraphilias and paraphilia related disorders. Sex Abuse, 14, 349-366.

Kafka, M. (2010). “What is sexual addiction?” A response to Stephen Levine. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 36(3), 276-281. doi:10.1080/00926231003719707

Kraus, Shane W., Valerie Voon, and Marc N. Potenza. “Should compulsive sexual behavior be considered an addiction?.” Addiction (2016).

Kühn, S., and J. Gallinat. “Neurobiological Basis of Hypersexuality.” International Review of Neurobiology (2016).

Kühn, Simone, and Jürgen Gallinat. “Brain structure and functional connectivity associated with pornography consumption: the brain on porn.” JAMA psychiatry 71, no. 7 (2014): 827-834.

Laier, C., & Brand, M. (2014). Empirical evidence and theoretical considerations on factors contributing to cybersex addiction from a cognitive-behavioral view. Sex Addict Compulsivity, 21(4), 305-321.

Laier, C., Pawlikowski, M., Pekal, J., Schulte, F. P., & Brand, M. (2013). Cybersex addiction: Experienced sexual arousal when watching pornography and not real-life sexual contacts makes the difference. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 1-8.

Laier, C., Schulte, F. P., & Brand, M. (2013). Pornographic picture processing interferes with working memory performance. J Sex Res, 50(7), 642-652. doi:10.1080/00224499.2012.716873

Leedes, R. (2001). The three most important criteria in diagnosing sexual addictions: Obsession, obsession, and obsession. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 8(3-4), 215-226.

Levine, S. (2010). What is sexual addiction? Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 36(3), 261-275.

Love, Todd, Christian Laier, Matthias Brand, Linda Hatch, and Raju Hajela. “Neuroscience of Internet Pornography Addiction: A Review and Update.” Behavioral Sciences 5, no. 3 (2015): 388-433.

McBride, K. R. (2006). Measuring sexual compulsivity among young adults. (Ph. D., Indiana University).

Mechelmans, Daisy J., Michael Irvine, Paula Banca, Laura Porter, Simon Mitchell, Tom B. Mole, Tatyana R. Lapa, Neil A. Harrison, Marc N. Potenza, and Valerie Voon. “Enhanced attentional bias towards sexually explicit cues in individuals with and without compulsive sexual behaviours.” PloS one 9, no. 8 (2014): e105476.

Meerkerk, G.-J., Eijnden, R. J. V. D., & Garretsen, H. F. (2006). Predicting compulsive Internet use: it’s all about sex! CyberPsychology & Behavior, 9(1), 95-103. doi:10.1089/cpb.2006.9.95.

Negash, S., Sheppard, N. V., Lambert, N. M., & Fincham, F. D. (2015). Trading Later Rewards for Current Pleasure: Pornography Consumption and Delay Discounting. J Sex Res, 1-12. doi:10.1080/00224499.2015.1025123

Nied, A. C. (2006). Sexual addiction among women: Correlates and outcomes. (Ph. D., University of Nevada, Reno).

O’Donohue, G. B. (2004). Sex addiction, sexual compulsivity, and sexual impulsivity: A model for improving diagnosis and treatment of out-of-control sexual behaviors. (Ph. D., Fielding Graduate Institute).

Opitz, D. M. (2009). The relationship between women’s sexual addiction and family dynamics, depression and substance abuse. (Ph. D., Hofstra University).

Park, B. Y., Wilson, G., Berger, J., Christman, M., Reina, B., Bishop, F., … & Doan, A. P. (2016). Is Internet Pornography Causing Sexual Dysfunctions? A Review with Clinical Reports. Behavioral Sciences, 6(3), 17. doi: 10.3390/bs6030017

Phillips, Bonnie, Raju Hajela, and Donald L. Hilton JR. “Sex addiction as a disease: evidence for assessment, diagnosis, and response to critics.” Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity 22, no. 2 (2015): 167-192.

Purcell, A. B. (2011). A comparison of the online sexual behavior scores of persons with a sexual addiction, in comparison to persons wondering if they have a sexual addiction as measured by the online sexual addiction questionnaire (OSA-Q). (Ph. D., Duquesne University).

Ragan, P. W., & Martin, P. R. (2000). The psychobiology of sexual addiction. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 7(3), 161-175.

Raymond, N. C., Coleman, E., & Miner, M. H. (2003). Psychiatric comorbidity and compulsive/impulsive traits in compulsive sexual behavior. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 44, 370-380.

Reid, R. C. (2010). Investigating executive functions in men seeking help for hypersexual behavior using neuropsychological testing. (Ph. D., Brigham Young University).

Reid, R. C., Carpentera, B. N., & Lloyda, T. Q. (2009). Assessing psychological symptom patterns of patients seeking help for hypersexual behavior. Sexual & Relationship Therapy, 24(1), 47-63.

Reid, R. C., Li, D. S., Gilliland, R., Stein, J. A., & Fong, T. (2011). Reliability, validity, and psychometric development of the pornography consumption inventory in a sample of hypersexual men. J Sex Marital Ther, 37(5), 359-385. doi:10.1080/0092623X.2011.607047

Sbraga, T. P., & O’Donohue, W. T. (2003). The sexual addiction workbook: Proven strategies to help you rearing control of your life. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Schiebener, J., Laier, C., & Brand, M. (2015). Getting stuck with pornography? Overuse or neglect of cybersex cues in a multitasking situation is related to symptoms of cybersex addiction. J Behav Addict, 4(1), 14-21. doi:10.1556/JBA.4.2015.1.5

Schneider, J. P., & Irons, R. R. (2001). Assessment and treatment of addictive sexual disorders: Relevance for chemical dependency relapse. Substance Use & Misuse, 36, 1795-1820.

Schneider, J. P. (2004). Understanding and diagnosing sex addiction. In Handbook of addictive disorders: A practical guide to diagnosis and treatment (pp. 197-232). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Strenger, R. (2011). Comparison of the MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF personality profiles of sex addicts. (Ph. D., Alliant International University, San Diego).

Voon, Valerie, Thomas B. Mole, Paula Banca, Laura Porter, Laurel Morris, Simon Mitchell, Tatyana R. Lapa et al. “Neural correlates of sexual cue reactivity in individuals with and without compulsive sexual behaviours.” PloS one 9, no. 7 (2014): e102419.

Whitehead, M. L. (2007). Unmanageable desires: Toward a relational psychoanalytic approach to the conceptualization and treatment of compulsive sexual behavior. (Ph. D., Widener University, Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology).

Wolfe, J. L. (2000). Assessment and treatment of compulsive sex/love behavior. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive Behavior Therapy, 18(4), 235-246.

Yadegar, F. (2006). Sexual addiction. (Ph. D., Pacifica Graduate Institute).

Young, K. S. (2008). Internet sex addiction risk factors, stages of development, and treatment. American Behavioral Scientist, 52(1), 21-37. doi:10.1177/0002764208321339

Zitzman, S. T., & Butler, M. H. (2005). Attachment, addiction, and recovery: Conjoint marital therapy for recovery from a sexual addiction. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 12, 311-337.

Zonana, H. (2011). Sexual disorders: New and expanded proposals for the DSM-5: Do we need them? Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law,39, 245-249.