Demographic and psychosocial features of participants in bondage and discipline, “sadomasochism” or dominance and submission (BDSM): data from a national survey

Official link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18331257/ Abstract Introduction: People with sexual interests in bondage and discipline, “sadomasochism” or dominance and submission (BDSM) have been seen by many professionals as damaged or dangerous. Aim: To examine sexual behavior correlates of involvement in BDSM and test the hypothesis that BDSM is practiced by people with a history of sexual coercion, sexual difficulties, …

9 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About BDSM

Official link: https://www.self.com/story/bdsm-facts Christian Grey should not be your only source for this. By Zahra Barnes Hello and welcome to almost 2017, a time when millions of people have pledged their hearts (and vaginas) to a fictional character named Christian Grey who likes to engage in BDSM. Although the 50 Shades of Grey fervor is alive and well, especially …

10 Enticing BDSM Statistics & Facts to Shake up Your Day

NIKOLINA JERIC, JANUARY 30, 2021 Sex is one of the basic human needs. However, our society seems to equal sex to “making love,” although it exists and manifests in many forms. If you open your mind to the world of fantasies, roleplay, pain, and pleasure, you might discover something new about yourself. These BDSM statistics will show …

Bondage-Discipline, Dominance-Submission and Sadomasochism (BDSM) From an Integrative Biopsychosocial Perspective: A Systematic Review

Official link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6525106/ Abstract Introduction BDSM (bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, and sadism and masochism) increasingly receives attention from the scientific community. Where earlier research efforts mainly focused on epidemiologic characteristics, psychological and biologic factors driving BDSM preferences have recently gained interest as well. Aim To bring together all the existing scientific literature on …

A Systematic Scoping Review of the Prevalence, Etiological, Psychological, and Interpersonal Factors Associated with BDSM

Official link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00224499.2019.1665619 ABSTRACTFormulae display:? BDSM (bondage, discipline, dominance, submission, and sadomasochism) encompasses a diverse set of sexual interests. Research interests in BDSM have been historically underpinned by examining potential mental health issues, unhealthy fixations on specific sexual behaviors, and/or the presence of childhood trauma, as is predicted by psychopathological and psychoanalytic models. The objective …