BACKGROUND: The Revenge Porn phenomena is non-consensual pornography related to the sexually explicit pictures dissemination without informed consent form involved individuals. Several studies focused on sociological aspects and related issues for judiciary; few researches were conducted investigating the related psychological and psychopathological characteristics. OBJECTIVE: Our study aimed to review the recent scientific literature in order to propose analysis about relevant keypoints for reveng porn. METHOD: A rapid review was conducted on international dababases (MEDLINE, Embase) about literature published in the period 2016-2021 in order to analyze psychological issue of reveng porn phenomena. RESULTS: 8 articles included in the present study. Descriptive analyses showed the phenomena is becoming part of the psychosexuality, intimacy expressions, sexual relationship by technologically and digitally interpersonal interaction. Anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress symptoms have been highlighted in revenge porn. CONCLUSIONS: Actually, predictive factors for revenge porn practice are individual aspects; our study suggested future research should be focused on the investigation of personality dimensions in order to draw more detailed psychological implications.

Psychological aspects of Revenge Porn phenomena: clinical perspective

Di Giacomo D.
Conceptualization
2022

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The Revenge Porn phenomena is non-consensual pornography related to the sexually explicit pictures dissemination without informed consent form involved individuals. Several studies focused on sociological aspects and related issues for judiciary; few researches were conducted investigating the related psychological and psychopathological characteristics. OBJECTIVE: Our study aimed to review the recent scientific literature in order to propose analysis about relevant keypoints for reveng porn. METHOD: A rapid review was conducted on international dababases (MEDLINE, Embase) about literature published in the period 2016-2021 in order to analyze psychological issue of reveng porn phenomena. RESULTS: 8 articles included in the present study. Descriptive analyses showed the phenomena is becoming part of the psychosexuality, intimacy expressions, sexual relationship by technologically and digitally interpersonal interaction. Anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress symptoms have been highlighted in revenge porn. CONCLUSIONS: Actually, predictive factors for revenge porn practice are individual aspects; our study suggested future research should be focused on the investigation of personality dimensions in order to draw more detailed psychological implications.
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