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Is pornography addictive

Kirsten Weir of American Psychology Association reports that psychologists’ research is working to answer this question. The accessibility, affordability and anonymity provided by the Web have put adult content right at our fingertips. While many viewers of adult content don't seem to suffer ill effects, porn can become problematic for others. The Kinsey Institute survey found 9 percent of porn viewers said they had tried unsuccessfully to stop. When pornography use becomes excessive, romantic relationships can suffer.  Whether or not pornography is a diagnosable addiction, it's clear it hurts some people. For them, there just isn't much evidence about how best to control this behavior. 

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