Cyber Pornography Addiction Test (CYPAT)

This is a real, validated self-report assessment developed to help you better understand your behavior. You can give the results link provided at the end of the evaluation to your therapist to discuss during your next session. Learn more about the assessment.


Cyber Pornography Addiction Test (CYPAT) is a brief self-report screening scale composed of 11 items scored on a five-point Likert scale with good psychometrics properties.

Internet pornography addiction typically involves viewing, downloading and trading online pornography or engagement in adult fantasy role-play.

Sometimes, I feel unable to control the watching of porn sites.

I neglected my partner or my family because I had to watch porn sites.

I ignored my commitments to look at porn sites.

I told myself to stop using online pornography but I didn't succeed.

I feel that online pornography is like a drug for me.

I have continued watching porn sites despite some negative consequences.

Sometimes, I watch porn sites to forget circumstances or painful situations.

Porn sites make me feel less alone.

I have lost some important relationships because of watching porn sites.

I watch porn sites in contexts where I should not (e.g. in other people's home, at school or at work...).

I get sexually aroused only when I watch online pornography.