Tag Archives: Porn Addiction

  • The Cycle of Porn Addiction
    Monday, June 10th, 2024

    The Cycle of Porn Addiction

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT All addictive behaviors are cyclical in nature, with no clear beginning or end to the cycle and one stage leading to the next (and...
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  • Consequences of Sex and Porn Addiction
    Monday, May 13th, 2024

    Consequences of Sex and Porn Addiction

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT Porn addicts typically lead stressful, highly compartmentalized lives. Because they feel so much personal, cultural, religious, and moralistic shame about their porn use, they...
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  • How Do We Diagnose Sex and Porn Addiction?
    Monday, April 8th, 2024

    How Do We Diagnose Sex and Porn Addiction?

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT The World Health Organization provides useful diagnostic criteria for Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder (CSBD), a diagnosis that encompasses sex and porn addiction. That definition...
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  • What Is Porn Addiction?
    Monday, April 1st, 2024

    What Is Porn Addiction?

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT Porn addicts use sexual imagery and fantasy to escape (to avoid feeling) emotional discomfort—stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression, shame, boredom, and the like. Often, they...
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  • Understanding Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction
    Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

    Understanding Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT For males, porn-induced erectile dysfunction, sometimes referred to as PIED, is among the most common consequences of porn addiction. Research suggests that erectile dysfunction...
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