The Wages of Sexual-Addiction Politics

Did addiction politics leave us stranded on a slippery slope? Ever wonder why the brains of pathological gamblers, food addicts and video-game addicts have been studied, yet no one has studied the brains of porn addicts? We’ve certainly wondered—especially as one often hears the claim that the absence of studies is “proof” that porn addiction/sex … Read moreThe Wages of Sexual-Addiction Politics

Are You Hooked on Porn? Ask ASAM

Last month, 3000 doctors of the American Society for Addiction Medicine released a public statement bringing the definition of addiction into line with decades of addiction research. “[Addiction] is about brains…. It’s about underlying neurology, not outward actions,” explains ASAM’s Dr. Michael Miller. ASAM’s definition captures the key elements of addiction described by NIDA head … Read moreAre You Hooked on Porn? Ask ASAM