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Children and teens exposed to online pornography are more likely to develop addiction than adults

Children and teenagers exposed to pornography onlineare more likely to develop smut addiction than adults, researchers say. Says.

Young teenage brains are "prone to prey to porn addiction because they are wired for pleasurebecause their brains are associated with pleasant emotions. Because it releases more of the neurotransmitter dopamine. The Wall Street Journal reported.

Sexual activity releases excessive amounts of dopamine. It is known to stimulate the brain by. In young people who are particularly sensitive to overstimulation, exposure to pornography can force the brain to look for a pleasant dose.

Researchers are alsorepeatedly exposed to pornography, and those who are "prone to aggressive sexual behavior" can exhibit a level of sexual violence that is more than four times higher than their consuming peers. I found it to be highly sexual. Pornography is less frequent.

Research suggests that 80% of teens have been exposed to pornography online.
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Anothermajor studyA man who reported compulsive consumption of young pornography had brain activity that reflected the brain activity of a drug addict who was shown a picture of the drug.

Meanwhile, anotherstudy found that in, about 42% of children between the ages of 10 and 17 were exposed to pornographic material in the last 12 months. I did.

Researchers warn that prolonged exposure to pornography at such a young age can distort teenagers' views of sex.

Grammy award-winning 20-year-old singer Billie Eilish "destroyed" the pornographic habit that first developedat the age of 11. He says he believes. My brain. "

" I think porn is shameful. To be honest, I watched a lot of porn. I started watching porn when I was 11 years old. " Eilish told Howard Stern of Sirius XM Radio last year.

Eilish also admitted that she started watching more and more graphic types of pornography. It distorted her thinking about sex and relationships.

"If it wasn't violent, I couldn't see anything else. I didn't find it attractive," she confessed.

Experts warn that parents and educators should refrain from guilty or embarrassing teens by scolding them for watching pornography.

A study conducted by Los Angeles-based psychologist Nicole Prouse reports that one in three young adult men who participated in a pornography abstinence program felt suicide after a recurrence. ..

Parents are encouraged to turn on content controls on their kids' mobile devices to filter out explicit material.
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Shut down the conversation and say "Don" Porn Don't look, and if you do, it's addicting and it will rot your brain, "it's scary," Prause told the journal.

"It's part of the message that makes it worse."

Experts recommend that parents filter explicit content on their child's device. increase. Apple offers a Content and Privacy Restrictions option in the Screen Time section of the settings menu for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices.

This allows parents to block "adult websites" from their devices.

Android devices also have content restrictions that can be enabled by visiting the Google Play Store and selecting Parental Controls.