As is generally the case with social science research, standardized written surveys are the most common method. Prevalence, severity, and correlates of problematic sexual Internet use in Swedish men and women. Alongside ad hoc questionnaires, new psychometric survey instruments have rarely been introduced (Döring, 2009) and tested to explore different kinds of OSA. The aim of this paper is to offer the most complete overview of these instruments focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of different tools currently available to assess different dimensions of OSA, and to suggest a simple screener for OSP. The naked self: Being a body in televideo cybersex. A systematic search of published online sexual activities inventories was performed using Psych Info and Pubmed (1993 to July 2013). A deeper understanding of Internet sexuality is therefore important for practitioners who work in the psychological and sexological fields.
self-report questionnaires; scales; online sexual activities (OSA); online sexual problems (OSP); internet sexuality doi: 10.5817/CP2014-1-2 A growing number of people use Internet for Online Sexual Activities (OSA) and its consumption is rapidly increasing (Döring, 2009). Cybersexuality in MMORPGs: Virtual sexual revolution untapped.
A deeper understanding of Internet sexuality is therefore important for practitioners who work in the psychological and sexological fields.
Current studies on Internet sexuality span a broad spectrum with respect to data collection: interviews, questionnaires, observations, content analyses and Internet log file recordings have all been used.
Accurate measurement is a fundamental key in the assessment and treatment of cybersex addiction, and in distinguishing non problematic online sexual behavior from cybersex addiction and other OSP (Green, Carnes, Carnes, & Weinman, 2012). Characteristics of men and women who complete or exit from an on-line Internet sexuality questionnaire: A study of instrument dropout biases.
To date, to the best of our knowledge, no review articles have been published that provide a systematic outline of questionnaires and scales for the evaluation in this field.
The empirical literature on measuring OSA is still relatively sparse.