The use of online methodologies in studying paraphilia: a review

Griffiths, M.D. ORCID: 0000-0001-8880-6524, 2012. The use of online methodologies in studying paraphilia: a review. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 1 (4), pp. 143-150. ISSN 2062-5871

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Abstract

Aims:
The paper outlines the advantages, disadvantages, and other implications of using the Internet to collect data from those people displaying sexually paraphilic behavior.
Method:
Using empirical and clinical studies published in the paraphilia literature, the main issues concerning online paraphilic data collection are reviewed and discussed.
Results:
The specific online data collection methods examined included the collection of paraphilic data via (i) online questionnaires, (ii) online forums, (iii) online interviews, and (iv) online participant observation.
Conclusions:
It is concluded that there are many useful and practical advantages of using online research methodologies to examine sexually paraphilic behavior.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Creators: Griffiths, M.D.
Publisher: Akadémiai Kiadó
Date: 2012
Volume: 1
Number: 4
ISSN: 2062-5871
Rights: © 2012 Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 11:12
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:52
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/24274

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