TENS of thousands of Australians spend up to five hours a day watching porn.
That’s right; a huge number of us may spend up to 35 hours a week watching online sex videos. That’s almost as many hours as most 9-5 workers put in.
The addiction is having a crippling affect on personal lives and relationships, says Dr Phil Watts, who is a porn researcher and psychologist. He adds that the problem often gets worse over time, as porn can condition the brain to progressively seek out “harder” pornography.
The Citizen Online Read original and full article here: http://www.citizen.co.za/citizen/content/en/citizen/local-news?oid=310925&sn=Detail&pid=146826&-Sunday-rapist–admits-porn-addiction August 28, 2012 “It’s a danger. It becomes an addiction that consumes all your time and attention,” Johannes Jacobus Steyn told the High Court, sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court in Alberton. Steyn has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder, 11 of rape, [...]
Proven Men Ministries, Ltd., 16011 Chieftain Ave., Rockville, MD 20855 Find full list of statistics here: http://www.provenmen.org/framework/index.php?page=need Statistics clearly demonstrate that there is a real and growing problem within the community and the church regarding issues of sexual purity, and in particular Internet pornography. It is estimated that roughly two-thirds of Christian men struggle with pornography [...]
By: Katie Szittner Date Published: May 11, 2012 Find Original Article Here: http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=9176 A major study from the University of Sydney has shed light on the secret world of excessive porn viewing and the devastating effect it has on users and their families. Dr Gomathi Sitharthan of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Professor Raj Sitharthan from [...]
Author: Dr. Philip G. Zimbardo and Nikita Duncan Date Published: 05/25/2012 Find Original Article here: http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/23/health/living-well/demise-of-guys/index.html (CNN) – Is the overuse of video games and pervasiveness of online porn causing the demise of guys? Increasingly, researchers say yes, as young men become hooked on arousal, sacrificing their schoolwork and relationships in the pursuit of getting a tech-based buzz. Every compulsive [...]
Author: Ben Head Date Published: 05/23/2012 Find original article here: http://technorati.com/lifestyle/article/porn-addicts-may-prefer-cyber-sex/ Twenty percent of porn addicts prefer watching pornography to being sexually intimate, according to a new study from the University of Sydney. The research shows that, in severe cases, porn addicts will shun real intimacy in favour of online interactions. As the addict withdraws into [...]
Author: Steve Offner Date Published: 05/22/2012 Find Full Article Here: http://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/internet-porn-bad-adolescent-health Emerging evidence indicates that internet pornography is strongly associated with risky sexual behaviour among adolescents, according a review from UNSW’s Kirby Institute. The latest studies demonstrate a strong link between internet exposure to sexually explicit material and earlier and more diverse sexual practice that can [...]
Author: Glenda Kwek Date Published: 05/12/2012 Find full article here: http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life/porn-addiction-can-be-unlearned-study-20120511-1ygy6.html In the first study of its kind in Australia, University of Sydney researchers say they have uncovered the severe impact of porn addiction on users and their families. But the researchers, Professor Raj Sitharthan of the University of Sydney’s Department of Psychiatry and Dr Gomathi [...]
By: Marnia Robinson Date Published: 05/11/2012 Find full article here: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/cupids-poisoned-arrow/201205/porn-and-dsm-5-are-sexual-politics-play Psychiatry’s latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) is about to be set in stone. The third and final round of comments ends June 15, 2012. It’s everyone’s duty to take a hard look at this manual. Although many healthcare professionals cheerfully disregard the DSM’s pronouncements when assessing and [...]
Author: Annabell Tautou Date Published: 05/08/2012 Find Original Article here: http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1211049-child-addiction-pornography-increases As per a recent Australian study, it has been revealed that 43% of regular pornography users are none other than children, who are between 11 and 13 years of age. The credit for making children addicted to pornography goes to smartphones as well as other hi-tech devices. [...]