Translations of “Your Brain on Porn: Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction”

Click on a book cover to visit the publisher’s website for all these translations and learn more about the book and its availability. Turkish edition will be out soon. German Japanese Dutch Russian Cited as “one of the best nonfiction books of the decade” by https://snob.ru/! The book has been featured in Russian Cosmo and […]

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Analysis of “Data do not support sex as addictive” (Prause et al., 2017)

Introduction Nicole Prause touts yet another of her letters to the editor as “debunking” the existence of sex addiction and porn addiction (“Compulsive sexual behaviour disorder” in the upcoming ICD-11). Yet it does not. This 240-word opinion piece (Prause et al., 2017) cites zero studies to support its claims, providing only a single, easily refuted […]

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Quitting porn

Quitting Porn

Visit the Rebooting Basics to find out what you need to know about quitting porn and recovery. Questions about rebooting? Check out the long list of Rebooting & Porn Use FAQs. Or if you would rather have a comprehensive video course guide you through ceasing compulsive porn use and/or recovering from a sexual dysfunction (paid […]

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Studies reporting findings consistent with escalation of porn use (tolerance), habituation to porn, and withdrawal symptoms

Introduction Compulsive porn users often describe escalation in their porn use that takes the form of greater time viewing or seeking out new genres of porn. New genres that induce shock, surprise, violation of expectations or even anxiety can function to increase sexual arousal, and in porn users whose response to stimuli is growing blunted […]

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rebooting accounts

Rebooting Accounts

These 3 Rebooting Accounts pages contain over 5,000 first-hand accounts of people’s rebooting (recovery) experiences, listed in alphabetical order Rebooting Accounts Page 1 Rebooting Accounts Page 2 Rebooting Accounts page 3 In addition, the following eight pages contain shorter stories describing recovery from porn-induced sexual dysfunctions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. Below this article there are over 1,000 short recovery stories […]

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Empirical support for “The Great Porn Experiment” – TEDx Glasgow (2012): Page 2

Introduction This page, and a second page, provide empirical support for claims put forth in The Great Porn Experiment | Gary Wilson | TEDxGlasgow (and The Demise of Guys, by Philip Zimbardo). Each PowerPoint slide and associated text is accompanied by (1) the original supporting citations/sources, followed by (2) supporting studies and clinical evidence published […]

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The Turkish Journal on Addictions

Eliminate Chronic Internet Pornography Use to Reveal Its Effects (2016), by Gary Wilson

Author/s: Gary Wilson DOI: 10.15805/addicta.2016.3.0107 Year: 2016 Vol: 3 Number: 2 LINK TO ABSTRACT LINK TO PDF OF FULL PAPER Abstract There’s growing evidence that today’s streaming pornography videos are sui generis, with unique properties such as inexhaustible sexual novelty at a swipe, effortless escalation to more extreme material, and accessibility by youthful viewers, and […]

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