Journal of Sex Research

(The TQCC of Journal of Sex Research is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Surveying Pornography Use: A Shaky Science Resting on Poor Measurement Foundations68
Changes in Sexual Desire and Behaviors among UK Young Adults During Social Lockdown Due to COVID-1948
Sexual and Reproductive Health Outcomes of Violence Against Women and Girls in Lower-Income Countries: A Review of Reviews47
The Prevalence of Paraphilic Interests in the Czech Population: Preference, Arousal, the Use of Pornography, Fantasy, and Behavior44
Gender Differences in Parents’ Communication With Their Adolescent Children about Sexual Risk and Sex-Positive Topics41
A Systematic Scoping Review of the Prevalence, Etiological, Psychological, and Interpersonal Factors Associated with BDSM38
A Meta-Analysis on the Association Between Rape Myth Acceptance and Sexual Coercion Perpetration33
How WEIRD and Androcentric Is Sex Research? Global Inequities in Study Populations32
Sexual Consent Communication in Best-Selling Pornography Films: A Content Analysis30
The Short Version of the Problematic Pornography Consumption Scale (PPCS-6): A Reliable and Valid Measure in General and Treatment-Seeking Populations30
“Sex” and the Ace Spectrum: Definitions of Sex, Behavioral Histories, and Future Interest for Individuals Who Identify as Asexual, Graysexual, or Demisexual28
How Has HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Changed Sex? A Review of Research in a New Era of Bio-behavioral HIV Prevention26
Geosocial Networking Application Use, Characteristics of App-Met Sexual Partners, and Sexual Behavior Among Sexual and Gender Minority Adolescents Assigned Male at Birth24
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Combination Behavioral Interventions Co-Targeting Psychosocial Syndemics and HIV-Related Health Behaviors for Sexual Minority Men23
Sexual Satisfaction in Trans Masculine and Nonbinary Individuals: A Qualitative Investigation21
Personality and Sexual Orientation: New Data and Meta-analysis20
Concordance of Paraphilic Interests and Behaviors20
Universality of the Triangular Theory of Love: Adaptation and Psychometric Properties of the Triangular Love Scale in 25 Countries20
Methodology of the German National Sex Survey – GeSiD (German Health and Sexuality Survey)19
VR Porn as “Empathy Machine”? Perception of Self and Others in Virtual Reality Pornography19
The Association between the Quantity and Severity of Pornography Use: A Meta-analysis19
Is There Space for Our Stories? An Examination of North American and Western European Gay, Bi, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men’s Non-consensual Sexual Experiences18
Theoretical Antecedents of Male Adolescents’ Problematic Pornography Use: A Longitudinal Assessment18
An Exploration of Factors That Influence Enactment of Affirmative Consent Behaviors18
Women’s and Men’s Reactions to Receiving Unsolicited Genital Images from Men18
Changes in Sexual Identity Labels in a Contemporary Cohort of Emerging Adult Women: Patterns, Prevalence and a Typology17
Untangling the Porn Web: Creating an Organizing Framework for Pornography Research Among Couples17
Adolescents and Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health in Iran: A Conceptual Review16
Women’s Orgasm and Sexual Satisfaction in Committed Sex and Casual Sex: Relationship Between Sociosexuality and Sexual Outcomes in Different Sexual Contexts16
How Does Childhood Trauma Impact Women’s Sexual Desire? Role of Depression, Stress, and Cortisol16
The New Genetic Evidence on Same-Gender Sexuality: Implications for Sexual Fluidity and Multiple Forms of Sexual Diversity15
Assessing How Gender, Relationship Status, and Item Wording Influence Cues Used by College Students to Decline Different Sexual Behaviors15
The Webs We Weave: Predicting Infidelity Motivations and Extradyadic Relationship Satisfaction15
Stigmatization of Paraphilias and Psychological Conditions Linked to Sexual Offending14
Sexual Practices and Satisfaction among Gay and Heterosexual Men in Romantic Relationships: A Comparison Using Coarsened Exact Matching in a U.S. National Sample14
Exploring Parent-gender Differences in Parent and Adolescent Reports of the Frequency, Quality, and Content of Their Sexual Health Communication14
Sugaring: Understanding the World of Sugar Daddies and Sugar Babies13
When Desire Fades: Women Talk About Their Subjective Experience of Declining Sexual Desire in Loving Long-term Relationships13
Coding Responses to an Open-ended Gender Measure in a New Zealand National Sample13
“They Want You to Kill Your Inner Queer but Somehow Leave the Human Alive”: Delineating the Impacts of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression Change Efforts13
“Let’s Hook Up When the Pandemic is Over:” Latinx Sexual Minority Men’s Sexual Behavior During COVID-1913
Feeling Like a Fetish: Racialized Feelings, Fetishization, and the Contours of Sexual Racism on Gay Dating Apps13
Delineating the Boundaries Between Nonmonogamy and Infidelity: Bringing Consent Back Into Definitions of Consensual Nonmonogamy With Latent Profile Analysis12
Understanding Adolescents’ Attitudes Toward Affirmative Consent12
Emotional Outcomes of Casual Sexual Relationships and Experiences: A Systematic Review12
“Sex is Easier to Get and Love is Harder to Find”: Costs and Rewards of Hooking Up Among First-Year College Students12
Sexual Risk Taking Intentions Under the Influence of Relationship Motivation, Partner Familiarity, and Sexual Arousal12
Are Sibship Characteristics Predictive of Same Sex Marriage? An Examination of Fraternal Birth Order and Female Fecundity Effects in Population-level Administrative Data from the Netherlands11
Sexual Orientation Moderates the Effect of Gender on Body Satisfaction: Results From a National Probability Sample11
Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Construct Validity of the Internalized Sex Work Stigma Scale among a Cohort of Cisgender Female Sex Workers in Baltimore, Maryland, United States11
Youth’s Socio-Sexual Competences With Romantic and Casual Sexual Partners11
Aggression and Pleasure in Opposite-Sex and Same-Sex Mainstream Online Pornography: A Comparative Content Analysis of Dyadic Scenes11
Discrepant Responding across Measures of College Students’ Sexual Victimization Experiences: Conceptual Replication and Extension11
Too Common to Count? “Mild” Sexual Assault and Aggression among U.S. College Women11
Describing the “Gray” Area of Consent: A Comparison of Sexual Consent Understanding Across the Adult Lifespan10
COVID-19 and Sexual Desire: Perceived Fear Is Associated with Enhanced Relationship Functioning10
Asexuality, Graysexuality, and Demisexuality: Distinctions in Desire, Behavior, and Identity10
Challenging the Standard Model of Sexual Response: Evidence of a Variable Male Sexual Response Cycle10
From Freewill to Force: Examining Types of Coercion and Psychological Outcomes in Unwanted Sex10
Disorders or Differences of Sex Development? Views of Affected Individuals on DSD Terminology10
Motives and Manifestations of Sex as Self-Injury10
Prevalence and Patterns of Extramarital Sex among Chinese Men and Women: 2000-201510
Concordance and Discordance between Paraphilic Interests and Behaviors: A Follow-Up Study10
Longitudinal Associations between Depressive Symptoms and Postpartum Sexual Concerns Among First-time Parent Couples10
Age of Sexual Debut among Young Gay-identified Sexual Minority Men: The P18 Cohort Study10
The Heterosexual Script on Tween, Teen, and Young-Adult Television Programs: A Content Analytic Update and Extension10
“What Do You Mean by Sex?” A Qualitative Analysis of Traditional versus Evolved Meanings of Sexual Activity among Older Women and Men10
Re-Analyzing Phase III Bremelanotide Trials for “Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder” in Women9
Exploring the Psychological Characteristics and Risk-related Cognitions of Individuals Who Own Sex Dolls9
Assessing the Within-Person Variability of Internal and External Sexual Consent9
What Is So Appealing About Being Spanked, Flogged, Dominated, or Restrained? Answers from Practitioners of Sexual Masochism/Submission9
Developing Valid and Feasible Measures of Sexual Consent for Experience Sampling Methodology9
Associations Between Pornography Use Frequency, Pornography Use Motivations, and Sexual Wellbeing in Couples8
Traditional Machismo, Caballerismo, and the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Cascade Among a Sample of Latino Sexual Minority Men8
School-based Sexuality Education Experiences across Three Generations of Sexual Minority People8
Masturbation in the Animal Kingdom8
Female Multiple Orgasm: An Exploratory Internet-Based Survey8
Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Influences on Sexual Satisfaction in Young Male Couples: Analyses of Actor-Partner Interdependence Models8
Is Being Queer Gay? Sexual Attraction Patterns, Minority Stressors, and Psychological Distress in Non-Traditional Categories of Sexual Orientation8
Romantic Attachment and Relationship Satisfaction in Gay Men and Lesbians in Chile8
Initial Impacts of COVID-19 on Sex Life and Relationship Quality in Steady Relationships in Britain: Findings from a Large, Quasi-representative Survey (Natsal-COVID)8
Will Men Use Novel Male Contraceptive Methods and Will Women Trust Them? A Systematic Review8
Female Sexual Satisfaction and Sexual Identity8
Putting the Dyad into the Sexual Response Discussion: A Latent Class Analysis Using Ratings of Self and Partner8
Is Regulatory Focus Related to Condom Use, STI/HIV Testing, and Sexual Satisfaction?8
Making and Communicating Decisions About Sexual Consent During Drug-Involved Sex: A Thematic Synthesis8
Pleasure and PrEP: A Systematic Review of Studies Examining Pleasure, Sexual Satisfaction, and PrEP8
Sexual Shame in the Sexual Excitation and Inhibition Propensities of Men With and Without Nonconsensual Sexual Experiences8
Using the Experience Sampling Method to Study Sexual Risk Behavior among Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM)8
How Do Parents Teach “No Means No”? An Exploration of How Sexual Consent Beliefs Are Socialized During Adolescence7
Performance-Enhancing Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors among U.S. Men: Results from a Prospective Cohort Study7
Age of Occurrence and Severity of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Impacts on Health Outcomes in Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women7
The Association of Childhood Sexual Abuse With Non-Paraphilic and Paraphilic Sexual Behaviors Among Adolescents Who Have Sexually Offended7
Identity Integration as a Protective Factor against Guilt and Shame for Religious Gay Men7
Prospective Risk for Incapacitated Rape Among Sexual Minority Women: Hookups and Drinking7
Exploring the Role of Sexual Avoidance in Male Sexual Dysfunction7
Relating Gender to Sex: Gendered Attitudes, Sexual Double Standard, Sexual Intentions and Behaviors in two Chinese Adolescent Samples7
Development and Testing of the Parent-Child Sex Communication Inventory: A Multidimensional Assessment Tool for Parent and Adolescent Informants7
Does Question Format Matter in Assessing the Prevalence of Sexual Aggression? A Methodological Study7
“Strong Together”: Minority Stress, Internalized Homophobia, Relationship Satisfaction, and Depressive Symptoms among Taiwanese Young Gay Men7
Sexual Self-Concept Discrepancies Mediate the Relation between Gender Dysphoria Sexual Esteem and Sexual Attitudes in Binary Transgender Individuals7
Pornography Use, Offense-Supportive Cognitions, Atypical Sexual Interests, and Sexual Offending against Children7
Erectile Dysfunction and Partner-Directed Behaviors in Romantic Relationships: The Mediating Role of Suspicious Jealousy7
Condom Use Errors and Problems in a Sample of Young Colombian Adults7
Analysis of a Modification to the Sexual Experiences Survey to Assess Intimate Partner Sexual Violence7
Engagement with Emerging Forms of Sextech: Demographic Correlates from a National Sample of Adults in the United States7
Regulatory Focus and Sexual Health: Motives for Security and Pleasure in Sexuality are Associated with Distinct Protective Behaviors7
Continuum of Symptoms in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Links with Sexual Behavior and Unrestricted Sociosexuality7
Examining Sexual Behavior Among U.S. Transgender Adolescents7
Hooking Up and Pairing Off: Correlates of College Students’ Interest in Subsequent Hookups and Romantic Relationships With Other-Sex and Same-Sex Hookup Partners6
Factors Associated with General Sexual Functioning and Sexual Satisfaction among People Living with HIV: A Systematic Review6
Failure of a Meta-analysis: A Commentary on Glen Spielmans’s “Re-Analyzing Phase III Bremelanotide Trials for ‘Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women’”6
Up-regulating Sexual Arousal and Down-regulating Disgust while Watching Pornography: Effects on Sexual Arousal and Disgust6
Health, Homelessness Severity, and Substance Use among Sexual Minority Youth Experiencing Homelessness: A Comparison of Bisexual Versus Gay and Lesbian Youth6
Childhood Sexual Abuse and Sexual Motivations – The Role of Dissociation6
Racialized Sexual Discrimination (RSD) in Online Sexual Networking: Moving from Discourse to Measurement6
“You’re Gay, It’s Just What Happens”: Sexual Minority Men Recounting Experiences of Unwanted Sex in the Era of MeToo6
Social Media, Marijuana and Sex: An Exploratory Study of Adolescents’ Intentions to Use and College Students’ Use of Marijuana6
Female Sexual Assertiveness and Sexual Satisfaction Among Chinese Couples in Hong Kong: A Dyadic Approach6
Attraction to Physical and Psychological Features of Children in Child-Attracted Persons6
Navigating Women’s Low Desire: Sexual Growth and Destiny Beliefs and Couples’ Well-Being6
Quality of Sex Life and Perceived Sexual Pleasure of PrEP Users in the Netherlands6
The Dyadic Effects of Top/Bottom Sexual Self-Labels and Partner Sexual Role Requirements on Facial Masculinity Preferences Among Gay and Bisexual Men in China6
Adolescent Sexual Development: A Family Perspective6
Sexual Orientation Beliefs and Identity Development: A Person-Centered Analysis among Sexual Minorities6