Debby Herbenick

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Beliefs about women's vibrator use: results from a nationally representative probability survey in the United States
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 37:329-45. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint The development and validation of the Male Genital Self-Image Scale: results from a nationally representative probability sample of men in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 10:1516-25. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pubic hair removal and sexual behavior: findings from a prospective daily diary study of sexually active women in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, School of Public Health Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 10:678-85. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics of condom and lubricant use among a nationally representative probability sample of adults ages 18-59 in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, School of Public Health Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 10:474-83. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Sexual behavior in the United States: results from a national probability sample of men and women ages 14-94
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 7:255-65. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Pubic hair removal among women in the United States: prevalence, methods, and characteristics
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:3322-30. 2010
  7. doi request reprint An event-level analysis of the sexual characteristics and composition among adults ages 18 to 59: results from a national probability sample in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:346-61. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The Female Genital Self-Image Scale (FGSIS): results from a nationally representative probability sample of women in the United States
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 8:158-66. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the female genital self-image scale
    Debra Herbenick
    Indiana University Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:1822-30. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Women's vibrator use in sexual partnerships: results from a nationally representative survey in the United States
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 36:49-65. 2010

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Beliefs about women's vibrator use: results from a nationally representative probability survey in the United States
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 37:329-45. 2011
    ..Women with positive beliefs reported higher Female Sexual Function Index scores related to arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction, and pain (indicating less pain)...
  2. ncbi request reprint The development and validation of the Male Genital Self-Image Scale: results from a nationally representative probability sample of men in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 10:1516-25. 2013
    ..Little research has assessed the influence of men's genital self-image on their sexual function or behaviors and none has done so in a nationally representative sample...
  3. doi request reprint Pubic hair removal and sexual behavior: findings from a prospective daily diary study of sexually active women in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, School of Public Health Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 10:678-85. 2013
    ..Pubic hair removal is prevalent among women in the United States. However, most studies related to pubic hair removal are based on cross-sectional surveys and retrospective recall...
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics of condom and lubricant use among a nationally representative probability sample of adults ages 18-59 in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, School of Public Health Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 10:474-83. 2013
    ..Although most Americans have used condoms and/or lubricant during sex, little is known about the context of sexual events that involve the use of such products outside of experimentally manipulated studies...
  5. doi request reprint Sexual behavior in the United States: results from a national probability sample of men and women ages 14-94
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 7:255-65. 2010
    ..Despite a demonstrated relationship between sexual behaviors and health, including clinical risks, little is known about contemporary sexual behavior...
  6. doi request reprint Pubic hair removal among women in the United States: prevalence, methods, and characteristics
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:3322-30. 2010
    ..Although women's total removal of their pubic hair has been described as a "new norm," little is known about the pubic hair removal patterns of sexually active women in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint An event-level analysis of the sexual characteristics and composition among adults ages 18 to 59: results from a national probability sample in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:346-61. 2010
    ..Although studies of specific groups of individuals (e.g., adolescents, "high risk" samples) have examined sexual repertoire, little is known, at the population level, about the sexual behaviors that comprise a given sexual encounter...
  8. doi request reprint The Female Genital Self-Image Scale (FGSIS): results from a nationally representative probability sample of women in the United States
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 8:158-66. 2011
    ..Support for the reliability and validity of the 7-item Female Genital Self-Image Scale (FGSIS) has been found in a convenience sample of women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the female genital self-image scale
    Debra Herbenick
    Indiana University Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:1822-30. 2010
    ..However, few studies have explored the influence of a woman's genital self-image on her sexual function or behaviors...
  10. doi request reprint Women's vibrator use in sexual partnerships: results from a nationally representative survey in the United States
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 36:49-65. 2010
    ..In addition, partner knowledge and perceived liking of vibrator use was a significant predictor of sexual satisfaction for heterosexual women (p < .01). Clinical and research implications are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint Inside the ordering room: characteristics of women's in-home sex toy parties, facilitators and sexual communication
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Department of Applied Health Science, HPER 116, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Sex Health 6:318-27. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the characteristics of the parties, the women who run the parties ('facilitators') and facilitator-consumer communication about sexual health topics...
  12. doi request reprint Sexual behaviors, relationships, and perceived health status among adult women in the United States: results from a national probability sample
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:277-90. 2010
    ..To be most attentive to women and their sexual lives, it is important to have an understanding of the continually evolving sexual behaviors of contemporary women in the United States...
  13. doi request reprint Young female breast cancer survivors: their sexual function and interest in sexual enhancement products and services
    Debra Herbenick
    The Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Department of Applied Health Science, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:417-25. 2008
    ..Nurses and other health professionals might consider collaborations with entities of the adult retail industry to provide survivors with information about sexual enhancement products and their therapeutic potential...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of vibrator use by women in the United States: results from a nationally representative study
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, 1025 East Seventh Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 6:1857-66. 2009
    ..Although vibrators are commonly recommended by clinicians as adjunct to treatment for female sexual dysfunction, and for sexual enhancement, little is known about their prevalence or correlates of use...
  15. doi request reprint Association of lubricant use with women's sexual pleasure, sexual satisfaction, and genital symptoms: a prospective daily diary study
    Debra Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 8:202-12. 2011
    ..Although lubricant use is commonly recommended to women for solo and partnered sexual activities, little is known about women's use of lubricant or their relationship to sexual pleasure and satisfaction...
  16. doi request reprint Sexual health among U.S. black and Hispanic men and women: a nationally representative study
    Brian Dodge
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:330-45. 2010
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of sexual behaviors among the black and Hispanic populations in the United States outside the context of sexual risk and disease transmission in "high-risk" samples...
  17. doi request reprint Sexual behaviors, condom use, and sexual health of Americans over 50: implications for sexual health promotion for older adults
    Vanessa Schick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 7:315-29. 2010
    ..As such, many people spend greater portions of their lives as sexually active individuals. Yet, little is known about the myriad of ways that older adults experience their sexual lives...
  18. doi request reprint Sexual behaviors, relationships, and perceived health among adult men in the United States: results from a national probability sample
    Michael Reece
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:291-304. 2010
    ..To provide a foundation for those who provide sexual health services and programs to men in the United States, the need for population-based data that describes men's sexual behaviors and their correlates remains...
  19. doi request reprint Condom use rates in a national probability sample of males and females ages 14 to 94 in the United States
    Michael Reece
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:266-76. 2010
    ..To inform the development of accurate and appropriately-targeted interventions, there is a need for contemporary condom use rates among specific populations...
  20. doi request reprint Sexual behaviors and condom use at last vaginal intercourse: a national sample of adolescents ages 14 to 17 years
    J Dennis Fortenberry
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 7:305-14. 2010
    ..Data on adolescents' sexual and condom use behaviors provides an empirical basis for a range of social, educational, clinical, and public health endeavors...
  21. doi request reprint The development and validation of a brief Quality of Sexual Experience (QSE) scale: results from a nationally representative sample of men and women in the United States
    Stephanie A Sanders
    The Kinsey Institute for Research on Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA Department of Gender Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 10:2409-17. 2013
    ..Many existing measures of pleasure and satisfaction provide valuable information but are limited in their ability to assess event-level quality...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of vibrator use among women who have sex with women
    Vanessa Schick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 8:3306-15. 2011
    ..However, previous research has been limited by small samples of lesbian- and bisexual-identified women and has not focused specifically on the characteristics of vibrator use between women...
  23. doi request reprint Characteristics of vibrator use by gay and bisexually identified men in the United States
    Michael Reece
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 7:3467-76. 2010
    ..However, little research has comprehensively assessed vibrator use among gay and bisexually identified men...
  24. doi request reprint The sexual consumer: characteristics, expectations, and experiences of women attending in-home sex toy parties
    Vanessa Schick
    Indiana University, Applied Health Science, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 39:160-75. 2013
    ..Recommendations are discussed regarding the use of parties as a source for sexuality information distribution and screening for therapeutic referrals...
  25. doi request reprint Vibrator use among heterosexual men varies by partnership status: results from a nationally representative study in the United States
    Michael Reece
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 36:389-407. 2010
    ..These data support the work of therapists and educators who often make recommendations for the incorporation of vibrators into partnered relationships...
  26. doi request reprint Perceptions of condom fit and feel among men living with HIV
    Michael Reece
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, 47405, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:435-40. 2010
    ..6%). These data provide insights into mechanisms through which providers can help to increase men's access to the diverse range of condoms in the marketplace...
  27. doi request reprint Sexual compulsivity among men in a decentralized MSM community of the Midwestern United States
    Sonya Satinsky
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:553-60. 2008
    ..In addition, these may need to be differentially designed based on the specific environment in which they are to be delivered...
  28. doi request reprint Relations between circumcision status, sexually transmitted infection history, and HIV serostatus among a national sample of men who have sex with men in the United States
    Kristen Jozkowski
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:465-70. 2010
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  29. doi request reprint An event-level analysis of adding exogenous lubricant to condoms in a sample of men who have vaginal sex with women
    Michael Reece
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Med 9:672-8. 2012
    ..Little is known about the characteristics of sexual events during which individuals choose to use lubricant with condoms...
  30. doi request reprint Sex toy use by gay and bisexual men in the United States
    Joshua G Rosenberger
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, 1025 East Seventh Street, HPER 116, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 41:449-58. 2012
    ..These data suggest that sex toy use is common among gay and bisexual men during both solo and partnered sexual activities and considered by these men as enhancing the quality of their sexual experiences...
  31. doi request reprint Condom use during most recent vaginal intercourse event among a probability sample of adults in the United States
    Stephanie A Sanders
    Indiana University Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 7:362-73. 2010
    ..Understanding correlates of condom use is vital to public health programs...
  32. doi request reprint Factors associated with sexually transmitted infection testing among men who utilize an internet-based men who have sex with men community
    Nathan W Stupiansky
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:713-7. 2010
    ..In addition to the benefits of learning one's STI status, the STI screening and treatment environment itself may provide an important venue for encouraging a range of sexual health promoting behaviors...
  33. doi request reprint Condom use during most recent anal intercourse event among a U.S. sample of men who have sex with men
    Joshua G Rosenberger
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Sex Med 9:1037-47. 2012
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  34. pmc School-based condom education and its relations with diagnoses of and testing for sexually transmitted infections among men in the United States
    Brian Dodge
    Indiana University, Center for Sexual Health Promotion, 1025 East 7th Street, HPER 116, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2180-2. 2009
    ..School-based condom education is associated with less, rather than more, STI risk...
  35. pmc Experiences of condom fit and feel among African-American men who have sex with men
    Michael Reece
    Sexual Health Research Working Group, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:454-7. 2007
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  36. doi request reprint Reactions to self-sampling for ano-rectal sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men: a qualitative study
    Joshua G Rosenberger
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:281-8. 2011
    ..Increased testing for ano-rectal STI among MSM may require addressing the location of sampling and testing sites, existing negative perceptions of ano-rectal self-sampling, and the measures in place to promote privacy and cleanliness...
  37. doi request reprint Gynecologic knowledge is low in college men and women
    William Volck
    Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:161-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the level of gynecologic knowledge among college students, particularly to investigate the differences in knowledge between men and women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Women's use and perceptions of commercial lubricants: prevalence and characteristics in a nationally representative sample of American adults
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 11:642-52. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the sexual behaviors for which women use lubricant, women's perceptions of lubricant, or reasons for use, particularly in a nationally representative sample...
  39. ncbi request reprint Men's use and perceptions of commercial lubricants: prevalence and characteristics in a nationally representative sample of American adults
    Michael Reece
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 11:1125-35. 2014
    ..Less is known about men's use of lubricants associated with a broader range of sexual experiences...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour and risk reduction strategies among a multinational sample of women who have sex with women
    Vanessa Schick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion Indiana, University, 1025 E 7th St, HPER 116, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:407-12. 2012
    ..The present study was conducted in order to investigate the sexual repertoires of WSW and the safer sex methods they use to reduce the likelihood of sexually transmitted infection acquisition...
  41. doi request reprint Sexual pleasure during condom-protected vaginal sex among heterosexual men
    Devon J Hensel
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Sex Med 9:1272-6. 2012
    ..Public health condom promotion efforts increasingly focus on the importance of sexual pleasure; however, little is known about sexual event-specific factors that may increase or decrease perceptions of sexual pleasure when condoms are used...
  42. doi request reprint Erect penile length and circumference dimensions of 1,661 sexually active men in the United States
    Debby Herbenick
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Sex Med 11:93-101. 2014
    ..Little is known about the process of self-measurement and whether the behaviors a man engages in to become erect for self-measurement are associated with his erect penile dimensions...
  43. pmc Parent-son decision-making about human papillomavirus vaccination: a qualitative analysis
    Andreia B Alexander
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:192. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine the decision-making process of parent-son dyads when deciding whether or not to get vaccinated against HPV...
  44. doi request reprint The Sexual Function Questionnaire's Medical Impact Scale (SFQ-MIS): validation among a sample of first-time mothers
    Sofia Jawed-Wessel
    School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA
    J Sex Med 10:2715-22. 2013
    ..Commonly used sexual function measures are limited and fail to account for pregnancy or birth in assessment of function...
  45. ncbi request reprint Sexual health promotion and adult retail stores
    Michael Reece
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Sex Res 41:173-80. 2004
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