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They don’t lack sexual activity in their lives, though they do seem to have more psychological problems.In the experiment, the pictures served as cues, similar to those that also trigger other addictive behavior, such as alcohol-related cues that trigger alcohol use.
In the case of women, at least, the ramifications can lead include a set of unwanted consequences, some that may even pose danger to physical and mental health.
The study’s findings were clear: Women with a greater predisposition to becoming addicted to cybersex find Internet depictions of sexual activity more exciting and more likely to lead to cravings.
Like men, women who become addicted to Internet pornography seem to do so out of a desire to achieve gratification.
During the one-hour testing in the lab, participants filled out a questionnaire, indicating how addicted they were to cybersex, known as the Internet Addiction Test adapted for cybersex use (IATs).
There are two scales on the IATS—one reflecting loss of control and time management and the second tapping craving and social problems.