Kinsey Institute Staff Publications

John Bancroft, M.D.
Executive director

This list of articles, books, and book chapters represents the work of staff and researchers during their affiliation with the Kinsey Institute. Publications are divided by directors' eras to facilitate browsing through the list. Within eras, publications are listed in reverse chronological order and alphabetically by lead author.

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Bancroft, J., Loftus, J., & Long, J. S. (2003). Reply to Rosen and Laumann's (2003) The prevalence of sexual problems in women: How valid are comparisons across studies? Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32(3): 213-216.

Bancroft, J. (2003). Can sexual orientation change? A long-running saga. Peer commentaries of Spitzer (2003). Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32(5): 419-421.

Bancroft, J. (2003). Alfred Kinsey. In D. Schulheiss (Ed.), Classic Writings in Erectile Dysfunction. ABW, Wissenschaftsverlag.

Bancroft, J. (Ed). (2003). Sexual development in childhood. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Bancroft, J. (2003). Androgens and sexual function in men and women. In C. Bagatell & W. Bremner, (Eds.),Androgens in health and disease . Totowa, NJ: Humana Press. 259-290.

Bancroft, J., Janssen, E., Strong, D., Carnes, L. & Long J. S. (2003). Sexual risk taking in gay men: The relevance of sexual arousability, mood, and sensation seeking. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32(6), 555-572. pdf

Bancroft, J., Loftus, J. & Long, J.S. (2003). Distress about sex: A National Survey of Women in Heterosexual Relationships. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32 (3), 193-209.

Bancroft, J., Janssen, E., Strong, D., & Vukadinovic, Z. (2003). The relation between mood and sexuality in gay men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32, 231-242.

Bancroft, J., Janssen, E., Strong, D., Carnes, L., Vukadinovic, Z. & Long, J. S. (2003). The relation between mood and sexuality in heterosexual men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32, 217-230.

Crosby, R. A., Sanders, S.A., Yarber, W.L., Graham, C.A. (2003). Condom use errors and problems: A neglected aspect of studies assessing condom effectiveness. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 24 (4), 367-370.

Graham, C.A., Catania, J. A., Brand, R., Duong, T, & Canchola, J. A. (2003). Recalling sexual behavior: A methodological analysis of memory recall bias via interview using the diary as the gold standard. Journal of Sex Research, 40, (4), 325-332.

Graham, C.A., Crosby, R. A., Sanders, S.A., Yarber, W.L. (2003). Motivation of self, partner, and couple to use male condoms: Associations with condom use errors and problems. Health Education Monograph, Special Issue 20, (2), 60-64.

Graham, C.A., Bancroft, J., Yarber, W.L., & Sanders, S.A.(2003). The Kinsey Institute as a center for graduate education in human sexuality. In: G. Herdt, D. Di Mauro, & R. Parker (Eds.) Handbook of Sexuality Research Training Initiatives. New York, NY : Social Science Research Council.

Graham, C.A. (2003). Methodological issues involved in adult recall of childhood sexual experiences. In: J. Bancroft (Ed.) Sexual Development. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Janssen, E., Carpenter, D., & Graham, C.A. (2003). Selecting films for sex research: Gender differences in erotic film preference. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32, (3), 243-251.

Mccord, C & Sanders, S.A. (2003). Talking about sex in HIV-related counseling and health care settings. Focus: A guide to AIDS research and counseling 18(6).

Sanders, S.A., Graham, C.A., Yarber, W.L., & Crosby, R. A. (2003). Condom use errors and problems among young women who put condoms on their male partners. Journal of American Medical Women's Association, 58, (2), 95-98.

Stirratt, B & Johnson, C. (2003) Feminine Persuasion: Art and Essays on Sexuality . Indiana University Press.

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Bancroft, J. (2002) The medicalization of female sexual dysfunction. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 31: 451-455.

Bancroft, J. (2002). Biological factors in human sexuality. Journal of Sex Research. 39(1): 15-21.

Bancroft, J. (2002). Sexual arousal. In Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Nature Publishing Group.

Bancroft, J. (2002). Promoting responsible sexual behaviour. Leading Comment. Sexual & Relationship Therapy. 17 : 9-12.

Bancroft, J. (2002). Foreword. In A. Cooper (Ed.), Sex and the Internet: A guidebook for clinicians. New York: Brunner-Routledge.

Bancroft, J. (2002). The pill, sex, and the politics of gender. Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality.

Bancroft, J.(2002). Sexual effects of androgens in women: Some theoretical considerations. Fertility and Sterility. 77 (Suppl. 4) 555-559.

Crosby, R., Sanders, S., Yarber, W., Graham, C. & Dodge, B. (2002). Condom Use Errors and Problems among College Men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases,
29(9): 552-557.

Gebhard, Paul (2002). In Memoriam: Wardell B. Pomeroy. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 31(2): 155-156.

Graham, C.A. (2002). Methods for obtaining menstrual cycle data in menstrual synchrony studies. Journal of Comparative Psychology.

Graham, C.A. (2002). Oral contraceptives and sexual side effects: Clinical considerations. Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality, March 2002.

Janssen, E. (2002). Psychophysiological measures of sexual response. In M. W. Wiederman & B. E. Whitley (Eds.), Handbook for conducting research on human sexuality. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 139-171.

Janssen, E., Vorst, H., Finn, P., & Bancroft, J. (2002a). The Sexual Inhibition (SIS) and Sexual Excitation (SES) Scales: I. Measuring sexual inhibition and excitation proneness in men. Journal of Sex Research, 39: 114-126.

Janssen, E., Vorst, H., Finn, P., & Bancroft, J. (2002b). The Sexual Inhibition (SIS) and Sexual Excitation (SES) Scales: II. Predicting psychophysiological response patterns. Journal of Sex Research, 39: 127-132.

Johnson, C, Stirratt, B and Bancroft, J. (2002). Sex and Humor : Selections from The Kinsey Institute. Indiana University Press.

Laan, E., & Janssen, E. (2002). Beleefde Seks: Determinanten van seksuele
gevoelens. [Experienced sex: Determinants of sexual feelings]. De Psycholoog, 7/8, 370-376.

Mortensen, E, Michaelsen, K., Sanders. S.,& Reinisch, J.(2002). The association between duration of breastfeeding and adult intelligence . JAMA. 287:2365-2371.

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Bancroft, J., Graham, C.A., & McCord, C. (2001). Conceptualizing women's sexual problems.Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 27(2): 95-104.

Bancroft, J. & Janssen, E. (2001). Psychogenic erectile dysfunction in the era of pharmacotherapy: A theoretical approach. In Mulcahy, J. (Ed.), Male sexual function: A guide to clinical management. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 79-89.

Graham, Cynthia (2001). Book Review: Annual Review of Sex Research (Vol. IX). Edited by Raymond C. Rosen. Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Mt. Vernon, Iowa, 1998, 241 pp. Archives of Sexual Behavior 30 (6):643-646.

Janssen, Erick (2001). Book Review: Annual Review of Sex Research (Vol. VIII). Archives of Sexual Behavior 30 (6):639-643.

Sanders, S.A., Graham, C., Bass, J., and Bancroft, J.H. (2001). A prospective study of the effects of oral contraceptives on sexuality and well-being and their relationship to discontinuation. Contraception 64 (1): 51-58. 


Bancroft, J. (2000). Die Medikalisierung sexueller Probleme von Fraun. Zeitschrift fur Sexualforschung, 13: 69-76.

Bancroft, J. (2000). Effects of alpha-2 blockade on sexual response; experimental studies with Delequamine (RS15385). International Journal of Impotence Research. 12 Supple 1, S64-S69.

Bancroft, J. (2000). Helping people with sexual problems (Editorial). Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality, 1(1): 8-9. 255.

Bancroft, J. (2000). Psychogenic erectile dysfunction - A theoretical approach. International Journal of Impotence Research, 12(Suppl. 3): S46-S48. 256.

Bancroft, J. & Janssen E. (2000). The dual control model of male sexual response: a theoretical approach to centrally mediated erectile dysfunction. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews (this document requires Adobe Acrobat Reader ). 24 :571-579.

Geer, J., & Janssen, E. (2000). The sexual response system. In J.T. Cacioppo, L.G. Tassinary & G. G. Berntson (Eds.), Handbook of Psychophysiology : 315-341. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Goldstein, I., Bancroft, J., Guiliano, F., Heaton, J.P.W., Lewis, R.W., Lue, T.F., McKenna, K.E., Padma-Nathan, H., Rosen, R., Sachs, B.D., Segraves, R.T. & Steers, W.D. (2000). Male sexual circuitry. Scientific American, 283(2): 70-75. 254.

Graham, C.A., Janssen E., & Sanders, S.A. (2000). Effects of fragrance on female sexual arousal and mood across the menstral cycle. Psychophysiology, 37, 76-8.

Janssen, E., Everaerd, W., Spiering, M., & Janssen, J. (2000). Automatic Processes and the Appraisal of Sexual Stimuli: Toward an Information Processing Model of Sexual Arousal. Journal of Sex Research , 37(1), 8-23.

Rozenman, D.& Janssen, E. (2000). "Sexual Function After Hysterectomy" (letter) JAMA, 283(17)

Squiers, C., Yamashiro, J. P., Stirratt, B., & Wolin, J. A.(2000). Peek: Photographs from the Kinsey Institute. Arena Editions.

Yarber, W.L., Crosby, R. A., & Sanders, S.A. (2000). Understudied HIV/STD risk behaviors among a sample of rural South Carolina women: A descriptive pilot study. The Health Education Monograph. 18: 1-5.

Yamashiro, Jennifer Pearson. (1999/2000). "In the Realm of the Sciences: The Kinsey Institute's 31 Photographs." In Porn 101:Erotica, Pornography, and the First Amendment. New York: Prometheus.

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Anderson, R.A., Martin, C.W., Kung, A., Everington, D., Pun, T.C., Tan, K.C.B., Bancroft, J., Sundaram, K., Moo-Young, A.J., & Baird, D.T.(1999). 7a-Methyl-19-Nortestosterone (MENT) maintains sexual behavior and mood in hypogonadal men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism , 84(10) :3556-62.

Bancroft, J. (1999). Cardiovascular and endocrine changes during sexual arousal and orgasm (an editorial comment). Psychosomatic Medicine , 61 :290-291.

Bancroft, J. (1999). Central inhibition of sexual response in the male: a theoretical perspective. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews , 23: 763-784

Bancroft, J. (1999). Sexual science in the 21st century: Where are we going? A personal note. Journal of Sex Research , 36 , 226-229

Sanders, S.A. (1999). Midlife sexuality: the need to integrate biological, psychological, and social perspectives. SIECUS Report , 27(3) :3-7.

Sanders, S.A., & Reinisch, J.M. (1999). Would you say you "had sex" if...? Journal of the American Medical Association , 281(3) :275-277.


Bancroft, J. (1998). Alfred Kinsey's work 50 years later. Introduction, in A.C. Kinsey, W. B. Pomeroy, C.E. Martin, & P.H. Gebhard, Sexual Behavior in the Human Female. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (Originally published in 1953).

Bancroft, J. (1998). Central control and inhibitory mechanisms in male sexual response. International Journal of Impotence Research, 10(Suppl.2) S 40-43

Bancroft, J. (1998). Clinical trials and human sexuality: Basic concepts and problems. International Journal of Impotence Research, 10(Suppl.2) S 4-6, S 24-26

Bancroft, J. (1998). Kinsey. Sexualities. Volume 1 , 85-87.

Bancroft, J. (1998). Sexual disorders. Companion to Psychiatric Studies, 6th Edition . Churchill Livingstone. pp.529-550.

Brosschot, J., & Janssen, E. (1998). Continuous monitoring of affective-autonomic response dissociation in repressors during negative emotional stimulation. Personality and Individual Differences, 25(1) 69-84

Sanders, S.A. (1998). Birth control. Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Corporation.

Sanders, S.A. (1998). Menopause. Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Corporation.

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Bancroft, J. (Ed.). (1997). Researching Sexual Behavior: Methodological Issues. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Bancroft, J. (1997). Sexual problems. In D. Clark & C. Fairburn (Eds.), Science and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (pp. 243-57). London: Oxford University Press.

Graham, C.A., & Bancroft, J. (1997). A comparison of retrospective interview assessment vs. daily ratings of sexual interest and activity in women. In J. Bancroft (Ed.), Researching Sexual Behavior: Methodological issues, (pp. 227-236). Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Harter, M. (1997) The Cover. Libraries and Culture: A Journal of Library History, 32 (2):245-47, Spring 1997. (Feature on the Institute for Sex Research's bookplate designed by Dickinson, which was the cover design for the issue.)

Janssen, E., Vissenberg, M., Visser, S., & Everaerd, W. (1997). An in vivo comparison of two circumferential penile strain gauges: Introducing a new calibration method. Psychophysiology, 34 :717-720.

Sanders, S.A. (1997). Human sexuality. Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Corporation.

Toorians, W.F.T., Janssen, E., Laan, E., Gooren, L., Giltay, E., Oe, P., Donker, A., & Evereard, W. (1997). Chronic renal failure and sexual functioning: Clinical status versus objectively assessed sexual response. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 12 :2654-2663.

Yamashiro, J.P. (1997) Art of Desire: Erotic Treasures from the Kinsey Institute. Bloomington, IN: The Kinsey Institute. (exhibition catalog)

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Bancroft, J. (1996) Sex therapy In S. Bloch (Ed.), Introduction to the Psychotherapies (3rd Edition, pp. 213-237). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bancroft, J., & Cawood, E.H.H. (1996) Androgens and the menopause: A study of 40 to 60 year old women. Clinical Endocrinology, 45 :577-87.

Bancroft, J., & Graham, C. (1996) Crisis intervention. In S. Bloch (Ed.), Introduction to the Psychotherapies (3rd Edition, pp. 116-136). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bancroft, J., & Gutierrez, P. (1996) Erectile dysfunction in men with and without diabetes mellitus: A comparative study. Diabetic Medicine, 13 :84-89.

Gender Affects. (1996). Bloomington, IN: Fine Arts Gallery (exhibition catalog).

Janssen, E. (1996). Book review of W. O'Donohue, & J.H. Geer (Eds.) (1993). Handbook of Sexual Dysfunctions. Assessment and Treatment . Tijdschrift voor Seksuologie, 20 :361-364.

Kraaimaat, F., Bakker, A., Janssen, E., & Bijlsma, J. (1996). Intrusiveness of rheumatoid arthritis on sexuality in male and female patients living with a spouse. Arthritis Care and Research, 2 :120-125.

Mortensen, E.L., Reinisch, J.M., & Sanders, S.A. (1996). Psychometric properties of the Danish 16PF and EPQ. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 37 :221-225.

Mortensen, E. L., Reinisch, J.M., Sanders, S.A., & Rubin, D. B. (1996) Intelligensdefekter som senfølge af prænatal ekposition for phenobarbital- Fenemal. Ugeskrift for Læger (Journal of the Danish Medical Association), 158 (46):6589-6594.

Sanders, S.A. (1996). Sexual orientation. In Charles Scribner's Sons' Dictionary of American History, Supplement, R. Ferrell & J. Hoff, (Eds.) American Reference Publishing Co.

Yamashiro, J.P. (1996). Idylls in conflict: Victorian representations of gender in Julia Margaret Cameron's illustrations of Tennyson's Idylls of the King .' In D. Oliphant (Ed. and introduction), Gendered Territory: Photographs of Women by Julia Margaret Cameron. Austin, TX: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

Ziemba-Davis, M., Sanders, S.A., & Reinisch, J.M. (1996). Lesbian's sexual interactions with men and women: Behavioral bisexuality and risk for STD/HIV. Journal of Women's Health: Research on Gender, Behavior, and Policy, 2 (1/2):59-72.

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