Research and Publications

Dr. Boies conducted research that aims to understand how people's usage of the Internet relates to their sense of being connected to others through different types of relationships and to the expression of their sexuality.


Boies, S. C., Knudson, G., & Young, J. (2004) The Internet, sex and youths: Implications for sexual development. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 11, 1-21

Boies, S. C. (2004, July). The Internet, Sex and Young Adults. Paradigm Magazine, Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery

Boies, S. C. , Cooper, A., & Osborne, C. (2004). Variations in Internet related problems and psychosocial functioning in online sexual activities: Implications for social and sexual development of young adults. Cyberpsychology and Behavior, 7 (2).

Boies, S.C. (2002). University students' uses of and reactions to online sexual information and entertainment: Links to online and offline sexual behaviour. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 11 (2), 77-89.

Boies, S.C. (2000). Online Sexuality: Considerations for counselling and prevention on university campuses. Coast to coast with CUCCA, Newsletter of the Canadian University and College Counseling Association, 3 (2), 4-5.

Cooper, A., Boies, S.C., Maheu, M., & Greenberg, D. (2000) Internet sexuality: The next sexual revolution, pp. 519-545. In Psychological Perspectives on Human Sexuality, Szuchman, L.T. & Muscarella, R. (Eds), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Cooper, A., Putnam, D., Planchon, L.A., & Boies, S.C. (1999). Online sexual compulsivity: Getting Tangled in the Net. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 6: 79-104.

Cooper, A., Scherer, C., Boies, S.C., & Gordon. (1999). Sexuality on the Internet: Online sexual behavior from sexual exploration to pathological expression. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 30 (2), 154-164. (Click to view.)