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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The paper outlines the advantages, disadvantages, and other implications of using the Internet to collect data from those people displaying sexually paraphilic behavior.
Using empirical and clinical studies published in the paraphilia literature, the main issues concerning online paraphilic data collection are reviewed and discussed.
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.
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
Record created by: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 11:12
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:52

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