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Porn addiction side affects

Pornography addiction is an addiction model of compulsive sexual activity with concurrent use of pornographic material, despite negative consequences to one's physical, mental, social, or financial well-being. Universally accepted diagnostic criteria do not exist for pornography addiction or problematic pornography viewing. The rewarding and reinforcing (i.e., addictive) properties of cybersex have been evidenced using cue reactivity experiments with pornographic cues in humans, which supports the classification of cybersex addiction as a true behavioral addiction.

Problematic internet pornography viewing is viewing of Internet pornography that is problematic for an individual due to personal or social reasons, including excessive time spent viewing pornography instead of interacting with others. Individuals may report depression, social isolation, career loss, decreased productivity, or financial consequences as a result of their excessive Internet pornography viewing impeding on…

Symptoms of Porn Addiction

Porn addiction occurs when the person viewing pornography, with or without masturbating, loses control over whether or not he/she will engage in that behavior. Porn addicts look at and use porn compulsively, despite consequences that include:

An inability to form lasting social and intimate romantic relationships
Intense feelings of depression, shame and isolation
Disintegration of relationships with family, friends and romantic partners
Loss of many hours, sometimes entire days, to porn use
Loss of interest in non-porn activities such as work, school, socializing, family and exercise
Trouble at work or in school (including reprimands and/or dismissal) related to poor performance, misuse of company/school equipment and/or public use of porn
Financial issues
Legal issues (usually related to illegal porn use)
Porn use combined with drug/alcohol abuse
Physical injury caused by compulsive masturbation
Sexual dysfunction with real-world partners, including erectile dysfunction, delayed eja…