Research on Compulsive Sexual Behavior

Below is a comprehensive list of studies that have utilized the Compulsive Sexual Behavior Inventory or describe the compulsive sexual behavior clinical syndrome. Bolded names are researchers at the Program in Human Sexuality.

CBSI Scale Development and Revision:

Carpenter, D. L., & Miner, M. H. (2013). Examining the validity of low-income african american women’s responses to items from the compulsive sexual behavior inventory (CSBI). Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 19(3), 181-198. doi: 10.1080/10720162.2012.682954
Coleman, E, Miner, M., Ohlerking, F., & Raymond, N. (2001). Compulsive sexual behavior inventory: A preliminary study of reliability and validity. Journal of Sexual and Marital Therapy, 27(4), 325-332. doi: 10.1080/009262301317081070
Coleman, E. & Swinburne-Romine, R. (2010). The compulsive sexual behavior inventory. In T. D. Fisher, C. M. Davis, W. L. Yarber, S. L. Davis (Eds.) Handbook of sexuality-related measures (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.
Coleman, E., Swinburne Romine, R., Dickenson, J., & Miner, M. H. (in press). Compulsive sexual behavior inventory – 13. In R. R. Milhausen, J. K. Sakaluk, T. D. Fisher, C. M. Davis, W. L. Yarber (Eds.), Handbook of sexuality-related measures (4th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.
Miner, M. H., Coleman, E., Center, B. A., Ross, M. W., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2007). The compulsive sexual behavior inventory: Psychometric properties. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36(4), 579-587. doi: 10.1007/s10508-006-9127-2
Miner, M. H., Raymond, N., Coleman, E., & Swinburne Romine, R. (2017). Investigating clinically and scientifically useful cut points on the compulsive sexual behavior inventory. The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 14(5), 715-720. doi: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.03.255
Scanavino, M. d. T., Ventuneac, A., Rendina, H. J., Abdo, C. H. N., Tavares, H., do Amaral, Maria L. S., . . . Parsons, J. T. (2016). Sexual compulsivity scale, compulsive sexual behavior inventory, and hypersexual disorder screening inventory: Translation, adaptation, and validation for use in Brazil. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 45(1), 207-217. doi:10.1007/s10508-014-0356-5
Storholm, E. D., Fisher, D. G., Napper, L. E., Reynolds, G. L., & Halkitis, P.N. (2011) A psychometric analysis of the compulsive sexual behavior inventory. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 18(2), 86-103. doi: 10.1007/s10508-015-0566-5
Storholm, E. D., Fisher, D. G., Napper, L. E., Reynolds, G. L., & Halkitis, P. N. (2011). Proposing a tentative cut point for the compulsive sexual behavior inventory. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40(6), 1301-1308. doi:10.1007/s10508-010-9712-2

CSBI in Clinical Research: 

Blain, L. M., Muench, F., Morgenstern, J., & Parsons, J. T. (2012). Exploring the role of child sexual abuse and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in gay and bisexual men reporting compulsive sexual behavior. Child Abuse & Neglect, 36(5), 413-422. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2012.03.003 
Bockting, W., Miner, M., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2007). Latino men's sexual behavior with transgender persons. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36(6), 778-786. doi:10.1007/s10508-006-9133-4 
Brown, M. J., Serovich, J. M., & Kimberly, J. A. (2018). Vengeance, sexual compulsivity and self-efficacy among men who have sex with men living with HIV. AIDS Care, 30(3), 325-329. doi:10.1080/09540121.2017.1360994          
Coleman, E., Horvath, K. J., Miner, M., Ross, M. W., Oakes, M., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2010). Compulsive sexual behavior and risk for unsafe sex among internet using men who have sex with men.  Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39(5), 1045-1053. doi:10.1007/s10508-009-9507-5 
Dew, B. J., & Chaney, M. P. (2005). The relationship among sexual compulsivity, internalized homophobia, and HIV at-risk sexual behavior in gay and bisexual male users of internet chat rooms. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 12(4), 259-273. doi:10.1080/10720160500362306 
Hald, G. M., Smolenski, D., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2013). Perceived effects of sexually explicit media among men who have sex with men and psychometric properties of the pornography consumption effects scale (PCES). Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10(3), 757-767. doi:10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02988.x 
Hald, G. M., Træen, B., Noor, S. W., Iantaffi, A., Galos, D., & Rosser, B. R. (2015). Does sexually explicit media (SEM) affect me? Assessing first-person effects of SEM consumption among Norwegian men who have sex with men.  Psychology & Sexuality, 6(1), 59-74. doi:10.1080/19419899.2014.984516 
Halkitis, P. N., Perez-Figueroa, R., Carreiro, T., Kingdon, M. J., Kupprat, S. A., & Eddy, J. (2014). Psychosocial burdens negatively impact HIV antiretroviral adherence in gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men aged 50 and older. AIDS Care, 26(11), 1426-1434. doi:10.1080/09540121.2014.921276 
Hartman, L. I., Ho, V., Arbour, S., Hambley, J. M., & Lawson, P. (2012). Sexual addiction and substance addiction: Comparing sexual addiction treatment outcomes among clients with and without comorbid substance use disorders.Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 19(4), 284-309. doi:10.1080/10720162.2012.735515 
Herrick, A. L., Stall, R., Chmiel, J. S., Guadamuz, T. E., Penniman, T., Shoptaw, S., . . . Plankey, M. W. (2013). It gets better: Resolution of internalized homophobia over time and associations with positive health outcomes among MSM. AIDS and Behavior, 17(4), 1423-1430. doi:10.1007/s10461-012-0392-x 
Lee, T. T. C., Ritchey, K. A., Forbey, J. D., & Gaither, G. A. (2009). Psychometrics and comparison of the Compulsive Sexual Behavior Inventory and the Sexual Compulsivity Scale in a male college student sample. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 16, 146–167. doi:10.1080/10720160902905512  
Leplow, B., Sepke, M., Schönfeld, R., Pohl, J., Oelsner, H., Latzko, L., & Ebersbach, G. (2017). Impaired learning of punishments in Parkinson’s disease with and without impulse control disorder. Journal of Neural Transmission, 124(2), 217-225. doi:10.1007/s00702-016-1648-9 
McBride, K. R., Reece, M., & Sanders, S. A. (2008). Predicting negative outcomes of sexuality using the compulsive sexual behavior inventory. International Journal of Sexual Health, 19(4), 51-62. doi: 10.1300/J514v19n04_06
Miner, M. H., & Coleman, E. (2013). Compulsive sexual behavior and its relationship to risky sexual behavior. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 20(1-2), 127-138. doi:10.1080/10720162.2013.768133
Miner, M. H., Klotz Flitter, J. M., & Robinson, B. E. (2006). Association of sexual revictimization with sexuality and psychological function. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21(4), 503-524. doi:10.1177/0886260505285913 
Miner, M. H., Peterson, J. L., Welles, S. L., Jacoby, S. M., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2009). How do social norms impact HIV sexual risk behavior in HIV-positive men who have sex with men?: Multiple mediator effects. Journal of Health Psychology, 14(6), 761-770. doi:10.1177/1359105309338976 
Miner, M. H., Raymond, N., Mueller, B. A., Lloyd, M., & Lim, K. O. (2009). Preliminary investigation of the impulsive and neuroanatomical characteristics of compulsive sexual behavior. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 174(2), 146-151. doi:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2009.04.008 
Miner, M. H., Swinburne Romine, R., Raymond, N., Janssen, E., Macdonald III, A., & Coleman, E. (2016). Understanding the personality and behavioral mechanisms defining hypersexuality in men who have sex with men. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 13(9), 1323-1331. doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.06.015
Morgenstern, J., Muench, F., O'Leary, A., Wainberg, M., Parsons, J. T., Hollander, E., . . . Irwin, T. (2011). Non-paraphilic compulsive sexual behavior and psychiatric co-morbidities in gay and bisexual men. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 18(3), 114-134. doi:10.1080/10720162.2011.593420 
Muench, F., Morgenstern, J., Hollander, E., Irwin, T., O'Leary, A., Parsons, J. T., . . . Lai, B. (2007). The consequences of compulsive sexual behavior: The preliminary reliability and validity of the compulsive sexual behavior consequences scale. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 14(3), 207-220. doi:10.1080/10720160701480493 
Noor, S. W., Rosser, B. R. S., & Erickson, D. J. (2014). A brief scale to measure problematic sexually explicit media consumption: Psychometric properties of the compulsive pornography consumption (CPC) scale among men who have sex with men. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 21(3), 240-261. doi:10.1080/10720162.2014.938849 
Northey, L., Dunkley, C. R., Klonsky, E. D., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2016). Borderline personality disorder traits and sexuality: Bridging a gap in the literature. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 25(2), 158-168. doi:10.3138/cjhs.252-A8 
O'Dell, B. L., Rosser, B. R. S., Miner, M. H., & Jacoby, S. M. (2008). HIV prevention altruism and sexual risk behavior in HIV-positive men who have sex with men. AIDS and Behavior, 12(5), 713-720. doi:10.1007/s10461-007-9321-9
Pinto, J., Carvalho, J., & Nobre, P. J. (2013). The relationship between the FFM personality traits, state psychopathology, and sexual compulsivity in a sample of male college students. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10(7), 1773-1782. doi:10.1111/jsm.12185 
Raymond, N. C., Lloyd, M. D., Miner, M. H., & Kim, S. W. (2007). Preliminary report on the development and validation of the sexual symptom assessment scale. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 14(2), 119-129. doi:10.1080/10720160701310856 
Reid, R. C., Garos, S., & Carpenter, B. N. (2011). Reliability, validity, and psychometric development of the hypersexual behavior inventory in an outpatient sample of men. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 18(1), 30-51. doi:10.1080/0092623X.2011.607047 
Reid, R. C., Garos, S., Carpenter, B. N., & Coleman, E. (2011). A surprising finding related to executive control in a patient sample of hypersexual men. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8(8), 2227-2236. doi:10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02314.x 
Ross, M. W., Rosser, B. R. S., & Neumaier, E. R. (2008). The relationship of internalized homonegativity to unsafe sexual behavior in HIV-seropositive men who have sex with men. AIDS Education and Prevention, 20(6), 547-557. doi:10.1521/aeap.2008.20.6.547 
Rosser, B. R. S., Noor, S. W. B., & Iantaffi, A. (2014). Normal, problematic, and compulsive consumption of sexually explicit media: Clinical findings using the compulsive pornography consumption (CPC) scale among men who have sex with men. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 21(4), 276-304. doi:10.1080/10720162.2014.959145 
Rosser, B. R. S., Smolenski, D. J., Erickson, D., Iantaffi, A., Brady, S. S., Grey, J. A., . . . Wilkerson, J. M. (2013). The effects of gay sexually explicit media on the HIV risk behavior of men who have sex with men. AIDS and Behavior, 17(4), 1488-1498. doi:10.1007/s10461-013-0454-8  
Smolenski, D. J., Diamond, P. M., Ross, M. W., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2010). Revision, criterion validity, and multigroup assessment of the reactions to homosexuality scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92(6), 568-576. doi:10.1080/00223891.2010.513300 
Smolenski, D. J., Ross, M. W., Risser, J. M. H., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2009). Sexual compulsivity and high-risk sex among latino men: The role of internalized homonegativity and gay organizations. AIDS Care, 21(1), 42-49. doi:10.1080/09540120802068803 
Smolenski, D. J., Stigler, M. H., Ross, M. W., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2011). Direct and indirect associations between internalized homonegativity and high-risk sex. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40(4), 785-792. doi:10.1007/s10508-010-9705-1 
Storholm, E. D., Satre, D. D., Kapadia, F., & Halkitis, P. N. (2016). Depression, compulsive sexual behavior, and sexual risk-taking among urban young gay and bisexual men: The P18 cohort study. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 45(6), 1431-1441. doi:10.1007/s10508-015-0566-5 
Wainberg, M. L., Muench, F., Morgenstern, J., Hollander, E., Irwin, T. W., Parsons, J. T., ... O’Leary, A. (2006). A double-blind study of citalopram versus placebo in the treatment of compulsive sexual behaviors in gay and bisexual men. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 67(12), 1968–1973. doi:10.4088/JCP.v67n1218 
Welles, S. L., Baker, A. C., Miner, M. H., Brennan, D. J., Jacoby, S., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2009). History of childhood sexual abuse and unsafe anal intercourse in a 6-city study of HIV-positive men who have sex with men. American Journal of Public Health, 99(6), 1079-1086. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2007.133280 
Womack, S. D., Hook, J. N., Ramos, M., Davis, D. E., & Penberthy, J. K. (2013). Measuring hypersexual behavior. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 20(1-2), 65-78. doi:10.1080/10720162.2013.768126 
 

Other Compulsive Sexual Behavior Publications

Coleman, E. (2017). Evolution of the field of impulsive/compulsive sexual behavior and sexual addiction: A lost opportunity for dialogue. In J. P. Schneider, D. Kaplan, & M. Lasser (Eds.), Reflections on the history of the sex addiction field (pp. 23-43). North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
Coleman, E. (2017). Impulsive/compulsive sexual behavior – A sex positive and integrated model of treatment. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 14(5, Suppl 4), e213. doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.04.075. Abstracts of the 23rd Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Prague, Czech Republic, May 28-31, 2017.
Coleman, E. (2015). Impulsive/Compulsive Sexual Behaviour. In K. Wylie (Ed.), ABC of Sexual Health, 3rd Ed. (pp. 93-95). London: John Wiley & Sons.
Miner, M.H., MacDonald, III, A., & Patzalt, E. (2017). Behavioral indications of cognitive disruptions in hypersexuality. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 6(Suppl. 1), 35.
Coleman, E. (2011) Impulsive/compulsive sexual behavior: Assessment and treatment. In J.E. Grant & M.N. Potenza (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of impulse control disorders. New York: Oxford University Press.
Miner, M.H., & Coleman, E. (2013). Compulsive sexual behavior and its relationship to risky sexual behavior. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 20(1-2), 127-138. doi:10.1080/10720162.2013.768133
Coleman, E. (1986, July). Sexual compulsion vs. sexual addiction: The debate continues. SIECUS Report (pp. 7–11).
Coleman, E. (1987). Sexual compulsivity: Definition, etiology, and treatment considerations. Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment, 1, 189-204.
Coleman, E. (1990). The obsessive-compulsive model for describing compulsive sexual behavior.  American Journal of Preventative Psychiatry and Neurology, 2(3), 9-14.
Coleman, E. (1991). Compulsive sexual behavior: New concepts and treatments. Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality, 4, 37-52.
Anderson, M.A., Coleman, E. (1991).  Childhood Abuse and Family Sexual Attitudes in Sexually-Compulsive Males:  A Comparison of Three Clinical Groups.  American Journal of Preventive Psychiatry and Neurology, 3(1), 8-15.
Coleman, E. (1992). Is your patient suffering from compulsive sexual behavior? Psychiatric Annals, 22, 320-325.
Coleman, E. (1995). Treatment of compulsive sexual behavior. In R.C. Rosen & S.R. Leiblum (Eds.) Case Studies in Sex Therapy (333-349). New York: Guilford Press.
Coleman, E. (1996). What Sexual Scientists Know About Compulsive Sexual Behavior. Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 2 (1).
Coleman, E. (2010). What Sexual Scientists Know About…Compulsive Sexual Behavior. Allentown, PA: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. 
Coleman, E. (2005). Neuroanatomical and Neurotransmitter Dysfunction and  Compulsive Sexual Behavior. In J. S. Hyde (Ed.). Biological Substrates of Human Sexuality. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
Coleman, E. (2015). Impulsive/Compulsive Sexual Behavior. In K. Wylie (Ed.), ABC of  Sexual Health (3rd Ed.) (pp. 93-95). London: John Wiley & Sons.
Coleman, E. (2011) Impulsive/compulsive sexual behavior: Assessment and treatment. In Grant, J. E. and Potenza, M. N. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Impulse Control Disorders. New York: Oxford University Press.
Coleman, E. (2017). Evolution of the Field of Impulsive/Compulsive Sexual Behavior and Sexual Addiction: A Lost Opportunity for Dialogue. In JP Schneider, D Kaplan and M Laaser (Eds.) Reflections On the History of the Sex Addiction Field: A Festschrift. North Charleston, South Carolina: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 
Coleman, E., Gratzer, T., Nescvacil, L., & Raymond, N. (2000). Nefazodone and the treatment of nonparaphilic compulsive sexual behavior: A retrospective study. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 61(4), 282-284.
Coleman, E, Miner, M., Ohlerking, F. & Raymond, N. (2001). Compulsive sexual behavior inventory: A preliminary study of reliability and validity. Journal of Sexual and Marital Therapy. 27 (4), 325-332.
Coleman, E. (2003). Compulsive Sexual Behavior: What to Call It, How to Treat It? SIECUS Report, 31(5), 12-16.
Coleman, E. (2005). Neuroanatomical and neurotransmitter dysfunction and Compulsive sexual behavior. In J. S. Hyde (Ed.) Biological Substrates of Human Sexuality, Washington, DC.: American Psychological Association.
Coleman, E. & Swinburne-Romine, R.(2010). The Compulsive Sexual Behavior Inventory. In Fisher, T. D., C. M., Yarber, W. L., & Davis. S. L. (Eds.) Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures (3rd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Coleman, E. (2010). What Sexual Scientists Know About…Compulsive Sexual Behavior. Allentown, PA: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Retrieved on June 20, 2010 at: http://www.sexscience.org/uploads/media/SSSS_compulsive2.pdf
Coleman, E., Cesnik, J. Moore, A., and Dwyer, S. M. (1992). An exploratory study of role of psychotropic medications in the treatment of sex offenders. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 18 (3/4), 75-88.
Coleman, E., Gratzer, T., Nescvacil, L., & Raymond, N. (2000). Nefazodone and the treatment of nonparaphilic compulsive sexual behavior: A retrospective study. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 61, 282-284.
Coleman, E., Miner, M., Ohlerking, F., & Raymond, N. (2001). Compulsive sexual behavior inventory: A preliminary study of reliability and validity. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 27, 325-332.
Coleman, E., Raymond, N., & McBean, A. (2003). Assessment and treatment of compulsive sexual behavior. Minnesota Medicine, 86(7), 42-47.
Coleman, E., Horvath, K., Miner, M., Ross, M. W., Oakes, M., Rosser, B. R. S. and Men’s INTernet Sex (MINTS-II) Team. (2009). Compulsive Sexual Behavior and Risk for Unsafe Sex Among Internet Using Men who Have Sex with Men, Archives of Sexual Behavior, DOI: 10.1007/s10508-009-9508-4
Dwyer, S.M., Metz, M. & Coleman, E. (1990). Sexual offenders and sexual compulsion patients: A comparative study. American Journal of Preventative Psychiatry and Neurology, 2(4), 33-35.|
Kafka, M.P. and Coleman, E. (1991). Serotonin and paraphilias: the convergence of mood, impulse and compulsive disorders [letter]. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 11(3), 223-22
Miner, M.H., & Coleman, E. (2013). Compulsive sexual behavior and its relationship to risky sexual behavior. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 20(1-2), 127-138. doi:10.1080/10720162.2013.768133
Miner, M., Coleman, E., Center, B. & Ross, M. W, & Rosser, B. R. S. (2007). The compulsive sexual behavior inventory: Psychometric properties. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 579-587
Miner, M.H., Swinburne Romine, R., Raymond, N., Janssen, E., Macdonald III, A., & Coleman, E. (2016). Understanding the personality and behavioral mechanisms defining hypersexuality in men who have sex with men. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 13(9), 1323-1331. doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.06.015
Raymond, N. C., Coleman, E., & Miner, M. (2003). Psychiatric comorbidity and compulsive/impulsive traits in compulsive sexual behavior. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 44(5), 370-380.
Raymond, N.C., Grant, J.E., Kim, S. W. & Coleman, E. (2002). Treatment of compulsive sexual behavior with naltrexone and serotonin reuptake inhibitors: Two case studies. International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 17, 201-205.
Raymond, N.C., Robinson, B.E., Kraft, C., Rittberg, B., & Coleman, E. (2002). Treatment of pedophilia with leuprolide acetate. A case study. Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality, 13 (3/4), 79-88.
Raymond, N.C., Coleman, E., Ohlerking, F., Christenson, G.A., & Miner, M. (1999). Psychiatric comorbidity in pedophilic sex offenders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 156(5), 786-788.
Reid, R. C., Garos, S., Carpenter, B. N., & Coleman, E. (2011). A surprising finding related to executive control in a patient sample of hypersexual men. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8(8), 2227–2236. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02314.x
Raymond, N., Grant J. E., Coleman, E. (2010). Augmentation with Naltrexone to Treat Compulsive Sexual Behavior: A Case Series. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 22(1), 56-62. 
Lloyd, M., Raymond, N.C., Miner, M.H., & Coleman, E. (2007). Borderline personality traits in individuals with compulsive sexual behavior. Journal of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, 14, 187-206.