Psychology research links distress to perceived internet pornography addiction

16 septiembre 2015

A study of Internet pornography users suggests a person’s own feeling of being addicted to online pornography drives mental health distress, not the pornography itself. The research adds a fresh perspective to commonly held concerns that Internet pornography can be a threat to mental health. The research suggests that feeling addicted to Internet pornography is associated with depression, anger, and anxiety, but that actual use of pornography is not.