International Journal of Research in Psychiatry

2022, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A

Problematic pornography use and attitude toward pornography among medical interns
Author(s)
Vivek Kumar Rachakatla, Ramana Gattavali, Chandra Nikitha Chowdary and Koratala Anoop
Abstract
Introduction: The online porn filmography industry has seen a rapid surge in content consumption due to a global ease of Internet accessibility and technological progress. Due to rise in the Internet access and technologies, the possibilities of approach for sexual interactions, online pornography, and other type of repetitive behaviors have increased.
Aims and Objectives: The aim of the study is to assess the problematic pornography use and attitude toward pornography among the undergraduate medical students.
Material and Methods: This study consisted of 32 participants comprised of the interns from Mamata general hospital. The samples were drawn using the problematic pornography consumption scale and Attitude towards pornography scale.
Results: The current study found that the 21.87%prevalence of the problematic pornography use among the participants with mean scores of 13.51 which was statistically significant.
Conclusion: problematic pornography use is prevalent among the medical interns. Being male, and spending time on pornography by neglecting the leisure activities were associated with the problematic pornography use. Interns in a relationship had high prevalence of problematic pornography use. Therefore, it is important to create awareness and get to the knowledge of the students about the possible effects of problematic pornography use
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International Journal of Research in Psychiatry
How to cite this article:
Vivek Kumar Rachakatla, Ramana Gattavali, Chandra Nikitha Chowdary, Koratala Anoop. Problematic pornography use and attitude toward pornography among medical interns. Int J Res Psychiatry 2022;2(1):18-22. DOI: 10.22271/27891623.2022.v2.i1a.22
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