Online sexual activities among university students: relationship with sexual satisfaction

  • Lorena Gutiérrez-Puertas Universidad de Almería (Spain)
  • Verónica Márquez Hernández Universidad de Almería (Spain)
  • Vanesa Gutiérrez-Puertas Universidad de Almería (Spain)
  • Genoveva Granados-Gámez Universidad de Almería (Spain)
  • Mª Carmen Rodríguez-García Universidad de Almería (Spain)
  • Gabriel Aguilera-Manrique Universidad de Almería (Spain)
Keywords: sexual satisfaction; internet; online sexual activities; sexuality; university students.

Abstract

This study explores online sexual activities and analyzes the relationship between these activities and sexual satisfaction. A total of 236 university students completed self-reported scales. The results indicated that the most frequent online sexual activities were: searching for sexual issues, flirting via chat rooms and viewing erotic or pornographic videos. With regards to the relationship between online sexual activities and sexual satisfaction, it was found that participants who reported not seeking sexual information as well as not using chatrooms for sexual conversations, obtained a higher score in sexual satisfaction. In conclusion, although engaging in activities online for sexual purposes has a high prevalence, its influence on obtaining greater sexual satisfaction is not sufficiently proven.

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Published
01-12-2019
How to Cite
Gutiérrez-Puertas, L., Márquez Hernández, V., Gutiérrez-Puertas, V., Granados-Gámez, G., Rodríguez-García, M. C., & Aguilera-Manrique, G. (2019). Online sexual activities among university students: relationship with sexual satisfaction. Anales De Psicología / Annals of Psychology, 36(1), 166-172. Retrieved from https://revistas.um.es/analesps/article/view/353761
Section
Social and Organizational Psychology