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| Published: May 30, 2020

Pornography craving – Its association with Sleep Deprivation & Sexual disappointment among boys

Vimal A

Department of Psychology, Presidency college(autonomous), 600 005, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Divyasree J

Department of Psychology, Presidency college(autonomous), 600 005, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.288/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.288

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Background: Pornography craving is relatively associated to disappointment on one’s own sexuality and might lead to physical dysfunctions such as sleep deprivation. Objective:This study was aimed at exploring the level of Pornography craving (associated with cyberspace) and its association with sleep deprivation and sexual disappointment among adolescent males. Methodology: A correlational research design was done in this study. The study comprised of 35 boys in the age range of 18-20 (Mean age = 19.5) Questionnaires like Pornography Craving Questionnaire (PCQ) by Kryper et al (2014), Sexuality Scale (SS) by Snell et al., (1989) and Chronic Sleep Reduction Questionnaire (CSRQ) by Dewald et al., (2012) has been administered to the sample to identify Pornography craving, sexual disappointment and sleep deprivation respectively. Findings: Results suggested that there is no significant relationship between Pornography craving, sleep deprivation and sexual disappointment among males. The level of Pornography craving is comparatively low, but the level of sexual disappointment / depression is high on males. Conclusion: Pornography craving in terms of cyberspace have no association with sexual depression, sleep deprivation, loss of consciousness or irritation among males. Unique Contributions: This study may help boys to explore more about their sexual feelings and to reduce its comorbidities.

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Vimal A @ thamil.selvan04@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.288/20200802

10.25215/0802.288

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Published in   National Conference on Mental health & Well-being