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Can you become addicted to pornography?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
Consider attending a meeting of sex and love addicts anonymous.

In brief: Yes.
Consider attending a meeting of sex and love addicts anonymous.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Yes
Sex addiction is just as real as with any substance.
There are groups available, sex & love addicts anonymous is really more focused on relationship addiction, sex addicts anonymous is about compulsive sexual behavior (virtual or in person w other people). Some people think that porn is "just what guys do, " but if it is taking over check the saa web site for meetings. Lots of mtgs in sf bay area.

In brief: Yes
Sex addiction is just as real as with any substance.
There are groups available, sex & love addicts anonymous is really more focused on relationship addiction, sex addicts anonymous is about compulsive sexual behavior (virtual or in person w other people). Some people think that porn is "just what guys do, " but if it is taking over check the saa web site for meetings. Lots of mtgs in sf bay area.
Dr. Adam Front
Dr. Adam Front
Thank
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
Any addiction involves a physical dependence and mental obsession such that the object of the addiction one's ability to do their normal tasks be it at work or in one's personal life.
For example, one may feel physically ill with real physical signs of abnormal health. Plus, one may always obsess and be compelled to feed the addiction - drugs, alcohol, food, sex, internet, etc.

In brief: Yes
Any addiction involves a physical dependence and mental obsession such that the object of the addiction one's ability to do their normal tasks be it at work or in one's personal life.
For example, one may feel physically ill with real physical signs of abnormal health. Plus, one may always obsess and be compelled to feed the addiction - drugs, alcohol, food, sex, internet, etc.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Thank
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