Porn addiction is considered a behavioral addiction that is characterized by an ever-growing compulsion to view pornographic content or material. In the past, a person suffering from an addiction to pornography would primarily satisfy his or her craving for pornographic content by viewing or storing pornographic videos, magazines, and photos.Author: Leah Miller, MA. Pornography addiction as a behavioral addiction that causes serious negative consequences of physical, mental, social, and/or financial well-being is hugely debated. Currently, there is no diagnosis of pornography addiction in the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). .
Some statistics and facts about pornography. Sound Vision Staff Writer. Addiction to pornography. Cyberporn is giving rise to a new form of sexual compulsiveness. 15% of online-porn habitue's develop sexual behavior that disrupts their lives. The Internet is the "crack cocaine" of sexual addiction. RECLAiM Sexual Health offers science-based, Catholic resources for those who desire to overcome pornography addiction or other unhealthy sexual behaviors.
Jan 30, 2019 · “Pornography addiction” isn't an official diagnosis. But experiencing an uncontrollable compulsion to view porn can be as problematic as other behavioral addictions. Here's how to recognize Author: Ann Pietrangelo. Researchers are debating if excessive use of pornography is an addiction in the scientific and medical sense of the word.Author: John Donovan.