The concept of pornography induced erectile dysfunction (PIED) has spurred movements such as NoFap, where men pledge to stop viewing pornography and masturbating to it. A quick Google or Ted Talk search will result in a number of sites or talks discussing pornography induced erectile dysfunction (PIED). Despite there being quite a bit of support for […]
Protect Children is a non-governmental not-for-profit organization, based out of Finland that recently published the results of their survey related to the ReDirection Project.
After years in this field, those of us who treat problematic sexual behavior still hear from colleagues that they do not believe that sex addiction is real. Worse yet, those of us who treat it have been accused of simply being in it for the money. I have a good laugh at that one. However, […]
So this book is a great introduction to how individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are affected by sexuality exploration, sexual offenses and the ramifications of therapists practicing outside of their scope.
While there are many articles in the news and troves of internet articles relating to the pornography epidemic or pornography as a public health crisis, there are relatively few scientific studies to back up those assertions
People in early recovery from pornography addiction, contemplate getting rid of their smart phone and going back to the “dumb” version. Now, you can have a phone that looks like your peers’ so you can avoid the inevitable questions about having a flip phone.
Recently, researchers from the Franciscan University of Steubenville published the results of their study looking at pornography use and mental health in college students. Their aim was to explore any relationship they might find between pornography use and mental health concerns such as loneliness, depression, and stress in students. The Results The study found that […]
When I started in this field, sex addiction was not a common term. Therapists who treated sex addiction were not that prevalent and you never heard about sex addiction on the news. Today, it is a different story. You hear the term sex addiction all the time, bandied about every time there’s a celebrity sex scandal. Therapists who […]
If you are like me, you have heard of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but know very little about it. We see newspaper articles about bitcoin values going up and down and articles about how digital currency is going to eventually take over traditional banking. Other than headlines, most of us don’t pay much attention. However, […]
Gary Wilson, the curator of the widely visited site, www.yourbrainonporn.com, recently released a book of the same name. Your Brain on Porn: Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction. The book is available on Kindle or as a .pdf file. The value of Your Brain on Porn I have used videos from the yourbrainonporn.com […]