The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 5, Number 1, January 2017
Peter Kleponis, PhD
Comprehensive Counseling Services and The Institute for Marital Healing in Conshohocken, PA.
Dr. Kleponis has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Pornography addiction is more of a process or behavioral addiction where the effect on the brain is the same, but you’re not putting a foreign chemical into your body. Pornography is just one behavior that we would put under that umbrella of sexual addiction. And for some people who become sex addicts, it actually starts out with pornography—as a sort of gateway drug.