This Study Shows Feeling Shame Fuels Hypersexual Behavior While Feeling Guilt Fuels Change

There’s a vast amount of research on the harmful effects of pornography, and it’s important that this information is accessible to the public. Weekly, we highlight a research study that sheds light on the expanding field of academic resources that showcase porn’s harms. These studies cover a wide range of topics, from the sociological implications of pornography to the neurological effects of porn-consumption.

The full study can be accessed here.

The Roles of Shame and Guilt in Hypersexual Behavior

Authors: Randy Gilliland, Mikle South, Bruce N. Carpenter
Published: March 2011

Peer-Reviewed Journal: Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 18:12–29,

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