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Can pornography be addictive in men?

Ian Kerner, PhD
Sexual Health
“Addiction” may seem like a strong word to describe the problem, but these days, easy access to Internet porn has made dependency a real issue for lots of men. Sexual arousal and gratification affect the same reward centers in your brain as other addictive behaviors and substances, from gambling to drugs.

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