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Can Watching Porn Become Addictive? (VIDEO)

When it comes to the topic of porn, one of the most common questions is whether or not it can actually be addictive. According to many addiction experts, it absolutely can be.

When it comes to the topic of porn, one of the most common questions is whether or not it can actually be addictive.

According to many addiction experts, it absolutely can be. Hear from five people who have experienced unwanted porn compulsions and see what a neuroscientist and psychologist, a neurosurgeon, and a professor of neuroscience and psychology have to say about the science of porn’s impact on the brain.

This video contains select excerpts from Fight the New Drug’s three-part documentary series, Brain, Heart, World. To watch the full series for free, visit BrainHeartWorld.org.

Related: Review of Neuroscience Studies Concludes that Pornography Can Be Addictive

Disclaimer: Not everyone who consumes pornography is or will become “addicted.” In fact, experts have pointed out that while some individuals can become addicted to porn, the majority of porn consumers are not addicted. While this video focuses on real stories and the science behind porn addiction, consider that many of the negative effects of porn consumption can still affect consumers, regardless of whether their habits qualify as diagnosable addictions.

To learn more about the impacts pornography can have on individuals, relationships, and society, stream our full three-part documentary series, Brain, Heart, World, for free at BrainHeartWorld.org.

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