Stuck in the Porn Box

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Willoughby, B.J. Stuck in the Porn Box. Arch Sex Behav 48, 449–453 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1294-4

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Keywords

  • Moral Incongruence
  • Pornography Users
  • Self-perceived Problems
  • Target Article
  • Pornography Addiction