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Sex, Drug Addicts Have Similar Brain Responses

Compulsive sexual behavior, commonly known as sex addiction, affects as many as one in 25 adults.  In these individuals, depictions of pornographic behavior trigger brain activity that’s similar to what is seen in the brains of drug addicts, according to findings by researchers at the University of Cambridge in Britain. However, researchers say this does not necessarily mean pornography is physically addictive. Investigators asked 19 individuals with diagnosed sex addiction and...

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