ONLINE HARMS WHITE PAPER

Online Harms White Paper

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No surprises but it’s still radical!! Big round of applause The UK Government’s long-awaited White Paper on Online Harms finally appeared on 8th April 2019. If you want a quick(ish) overview, the press release put out the the Home Office is here. If …

Causation Studies about Pornography Harms

Causation Studies about Porn Harms

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The publication of a definition for Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder in June 2018 by the WHO was based on empirical evidence. However, some people still deny that pornography consumption can cause mental or physical harms. In this blog we look …

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History of Porn

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Internet pornography grew out of the older off-line world of print, DVDs and videos. Our colleague Gabe Deem in the USA put together this brief history of pornography and how it has affected both individual users and whole societies. In 2005: YouTube …

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Age Verification

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The case for age verification for pornography sites This is a hugely informative blog post about the legislation on age verification from John Carr. John is a member of the Executive Board of the UK Council on Child Internet Safety, …

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Sexual offenders & porn

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New study – “Pornography Use by Sex Offenders at the Time of the Index Offense: Characterization and Predictors“ Abstract The purpose of this study was to characterize and predict sex offenders’ pornography consumption at the time of the index offense. …

2018 Annual International Conference on ADHD

ADHD and internet addiction

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This is a new guest blog piece on ADHD and internet addiction by Dr Todd Love. He is a counselor and coach in practice in the USA. It is his summary of the 2018 Annual International Conference on ADHD, co-hosted …

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RESEARCH LATEST!

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Read the latest porn research from the 2018 International Conference on Behavioural Addictions (ICBA). This peer-reviewed paper by The Reward Foundation has some fascinating insights about the latest research into pornography consumption and our understanding of sexuality. In 2018 Team …