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Sexologist urges Hunter parents to talk to children about sexuality An Australian sexologist visiting the Hunter says the average child accesses pornography by the age of 13. An Australian sexologist who is visiting the Hunter today, says communication is the key for parents of children in what’s become a highly sexualized world. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-23/sexologist-urges-hunter-parents-to-talk-to-children-about-sexua/5542302

Hardcore internet pornography ‘most prominent sexual educator’ for young people, experts say  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-04/porn-most-prominent-sexual-educator-experts-warn/6522846

Long-term public health crisis amongst Australian children, seminar hears The widespread availability of pornography to children and young teenagers is a public health crisis in the making, a national seminar held in Sydney has been told.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-09/health-crisis-looming-over-accessibility-of-porn-for-children/7153016

Tim Gordon, 23, said he was addicted to porn at age 11 to 13, and found it difficult to see women as anything other than sex objects.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-09/tim-gordon/7153268

Malicious smartphone apps turn your phone into a tracking device
Researchers find apps spying on their users available for download in the Android play store.  https://www.cnet.com/au/news/malicious-smartphone-apps-turn-your-phone-into-tracking-device/

True friendships in decline Perhaps phone addiction is making it harder to be the sort of person who is good at deep friendship. In lives that are already crowded and stressful, it’s easier to let banter crowd out emotional presence. in-qrpyvar-9967469.cuc"> uggc://jjj.zlfnanagbavb.pbz/bcvavba/pbzzragnel/negvpyr/Gehr-sevraqfuvcf-va-qrpyvar-9967469.cuc

NOT NOW… I GOT PHONEACHE British women to spend more time with their phones than with their partners, new research shows Women spend an average of 12 hours more a week on their mobiles than with a loved one, a new study shows  https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1966639/british-women-spend-more-time-with-their-phones-than-with-their-partners-new-research-shows/

Growing addiction of smartphone  http://pakobserver.net/growing-addiction-of-smart-phone/

Addicted to your mobile phone? Artist PINS explores our fear of being phoneless  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/19/addicted-to-your-mobile-phone-artist-pins-explores-our-fear-of-b/

Vancouverites’ phone addiction is slowing the city down  http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2016/11/02/vancouverites-phone-addiction-is-slowing-the-city-down

Are you addicted to your cellphone? Tips for breaking the habit  http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/11/06/are-addicted-to-your-cellphone-tips-for-breaking-habit.html

Smartphone Addiction: 3 Personality Traits That Make You More Likely To Compulsively Check Your Phone  http://www.medicaldaily.com/smartphone-addiction-3-personality-traits-make-you-more-likely-compulsively-403839

Can a box help phone addiction?  http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/86276839/can-a-box-help-phone-addiction

When silent mode isn’t enough, seal your phone in the signal-killing Pause box Read more:  http://www.digitaltrends.com/home/pause-container-blocks-cell-phone-signals/#ixzz4PgjW2nI5

NEWS9 Special Assignment: Smartphone addiction NEWS9 Special Assignment: Smartphone addiction

Here’s how to curb your smartphone addiction  http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/success/businesscollective/tca-put-down-your-phone-and-embrace-life-20161110-story.html

Can a box help workplace phone addiction?  http://loganbanner.com/opinion/10302/can-a-box-help-workplace-phone-addiction

What sleep tips helped our volunteers get longer and better rest? Small changes can add up when you’re trying to improve sleep. (Getty: Ljupco) Can conquering a phone addiction really make a difference to your sleep?  http://www.abc.net.au/news/health/what-works-when-you-cant-sleep/7992578

The government confirms its plans to double mobile phone driving penalties  http://www.thecsuite.co.uk/cfo/fleet-cfo/the-government-confirms-its-plans-to-double-mobile-phone-driving-penalties/

How To Deal With Husband’s Phone Addiction  http://asianetindia.com/how-to-deal-with-husbands-phone-addiction/

Children as young as SIX now getting their own mobile phone says a report
Read more at  http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/children-as-young-as-six-now-getting-their-own-mobile-phone-says-report/story-29891311-detail/story.html#xlsiQac0XAZXzfbW.99

Another reminder to always beware of telephone scams  http://www.mininggazette.com/opinion/orial/2016/11/another-reminder-to-always-beware-of-telephone-scams/

Tim Gordon, 23, said he was addicted to porn at age 11 to 13, and found it difficult to see women as anything other than sex objects.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-09/tim-gordon/7153268

‘Porn is always just there in your face’: Teen boys tell all in a survey on pornography  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-25/teen-boys-surveyed-on-porn-and-sex-education/7783800

How One Man Recovered From His Internet Pornography Addiction  http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2016/08/30/internet-porn-addiction

Sexual assault among young people is on the rise. But why?  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-03/sexual-assault-among-young-people-is-on-the-rise.-but-why/7810866

WHY SUGAR AND PORN ARE WAY MORE ALIKE THAN YOU REALIZE  https://www.thrillist.com/health/nation/sugar-porn-addiction-similarities

‘Porn Addiction!’ Hot Car Dad Was On THREE Sex Websites, Friend Claims  http://radaronline.com/photos/hot-car-death-justin-ross-harris-pornography-addiction-photos-murder-trial-testimony-sexual-sins/

‘IT WILL TEAR THEM APART’ Shamed 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar puts on united front with wife amid claims they’re set for divorce as she ‘struggles with his molestation and porn addiction scandal’ Josh Duggar was forced to seek help after he was sensationally accused of molestation, before repeatedly cheating on his wife  https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/2134670/shamed-19-kids-and-counting-star-josh-duggar-puts-on-united-front-with-wife-amid-claims-theyre-set-for-divorce-as-she-struggles-with-his-molestation-and-porn-addiction-scandal/

A seismic shift in the use of pornography could fuel an increase in addiction  http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/seismic-shift-in-use-of-pornography-could-fuel-increase-in-addiction-35188548.html

Kids who watch porn won’t necessarily turn into sex offenders Recent media campaigns have linked children watching online pornography to an increase in the number of school children committing sexual assault.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-08/kids-who-watch-porn-won’t-necessarily-turn-into-sex-offenders/8004934

This kinky habit is causing erectile dysfunction in younger men IF YOU’RE having trouble getting it up, you might want to rethink your viewing habits.  http://www.dailystar.co.uk/love-sex/560230/Porn-erectile-dysfunction-addiction-young-men

Internet porn. Evil clicks away. Last year the National Boys Health Forum learned boys aged 12-17 were the fastest-growing users of pornography.  http://www.christiantoday.com.au/article/internet.porn.an.evil.click.away/23078.htm

My Boyfriend Says That “Having Sex With Me Is Boring” What can I do to help him recognize this is a problem?  http://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/a8259211/ask-logan-porn-addiction-too-much-sex-cheating/

Easy internet sends porn addiction rates racing among youth  http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report-easy-internet-sends-porn-addiction-rates-racing-among-youth-2272212

‘God wills a new humility’: Christian pastor claims man’s addiction to porn could be behind his wife’s miscarriage as punishment for the sin Read more:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3938526/God-wills-new-humility-Christian-pastor-claims-man-s-addiction-porn-wife-s-miscarriage-punishment-sin.html#ixzz4RTGRRSdC

3 Ways to Help Someone Struggling With Porn Addiction  http://www.christiantoday.com/article/3.ways.to.help.someone.struggling.with.porn.addiction/100835.htm

‘How my porn addiction led to erectile dysfunction’  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-38015578

Logged on, locked in: Recovering from a pornography addiction  http://newschannel9.com/news/local/logged-on-locked-in-recovering-from-a-pornography-addiction

Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much More Four core aspects of recovery that are essential for addressing addiction.  http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2016/december/is-addiction-disease-yes-and-much-more.html

Porn addiction posited as school board matter Believes pornography addiction is just as dangerous as drugs and alcohol.  http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/schools/porn-addiction-posited-as-school-board-matter/article_e3dbf95a-35dd-5906-9fc9-395d0561872c.html

Colorado woman escaped porn industry, warns others about dangers  http://www.kbzk.com/story/33788566/colorado-woman-escaped-porn-industry-warns-others-about-dangers

Bill would force internet devices to filter pornography, other ‘obscene’ material  http://nmpoliticalreport.com/132523/bill-would-force-internet-devices-to-filter-pornography-other-obscene-material/

9 Things You Should Know About Porn Addiction  http://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/a8352509/things-you-should-know-about-porn-addiction/

10 things that husbands and wives URGENTLY need to know about pornography  http://newsok.com/article/5528695

Overcome Porn Addiction By Rewiring Your Brain  http://www.lifehacker.co.in/jugaad/Overcome-Porn-Addiction-by-Rewiring-Your-Brain/articleshow/55665677.cms

Why Christians Need To Stop Watching Porn (And It’s Not What You Think) There’s so much more to say: about how the prevalence of porn is radically reshaping young people’s expectations around sex;  http://www.christiantoday.com/article/why.christians.need.to.stop.watching.porn.and.its.not.what.you.think/102329.htm

Linking Social Media And Depression  http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/ales-zivkovic/linking-social-media-and-_b_12637042.html

Are you addicted to social media? Six questions  https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161027115714.htm

Six Questions to Assess If You May Be “Addicted” to Social Media  http://psychcentral.com/news/2016/10/31/social-media-addiction-can-damage-relationships/111891.html

Abijit Ganguly Take On Travellers With Social Media Addiction Is Hilariously On Point  http://www.storypick.com/abijit-ganguly-travelling/

Dr. Ciara Kelly: Are you suffering from the tell-tale signs of social media addiction?  http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/11/03/addicted-to-facebook-how-to-kick-the-social-media-habit/

Addicted to Facebook? How to kick the social media habit  http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/11/03/addicted-to-facebook-how-to-kick-the-social-media-habit/

Six Questions Could Test for Social Media Addiction  http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/six-questions-could-test-for-social-media-addiction-1107162

Addicted to Facebook? How To Kick the Social Media Habit  http://www.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_id=020000BXWI7O

The Explanation Behind Teens Social Media Obsession and Addiction  http://www.universityherald.com/articles/48836/20161112/explanation-behind-teens-social-media-obsession-addiction.htm

Children as young as SIX now getting their own mobile phone says a report
Read more at  http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/children-as-young-as-six-now-getting-their-own-mobile-phone-says-report/story-29891311-detail/story.html#xlsiQac0XAZXzfbW.99

Addiction and Internet Use: Some Apps Might Help Halt It  http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/32028/20161116/addictive-disorders-internet-use-apps-help-halt.htm

Are you an internet and social media addict? A digital detox may be for you The digital detox: a cure for tech addiction and ‘smart boredom’ or a marketing gimmick? PLUS five places in Asia and elsewhere to unplug and unwind  http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/article/2047169/are-you-internet-and-social-media-addict-digital-detox-may

Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/20/jobs/quit-social-media-your-career-may-depend-on-it.html?_r=0

The seven deadly sins of social media Tinder is lust. Netflix is sloth … and it all adds up to idolatry.  https://www.mercatornet.com/connecting/view/the-seven-deadly-sins-of-social-media/19024

The social media fix  http://www.nation.co.ke/The-social-media-fix/1148-3459738-1076rjyz/

Why social media is ruining your brain and your career  http://www.asianage.com/life/health/231116/why-social-media-is-ruining-your-brain-and-your-career.html

Former high school teacher reportedly admits to stealing student money for gambling  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/dad-3-jailed-after-bankrupted-6497586

Gambling support group helps transform man’s life  http://www.journal-news.net/news/local-news/2016/10/gambling-support-group-helps-transform-mans-life/

Gambling addict who stole more than £170,000 from an employer is jailed Terri Hardman – an administrator for Tailored Education Limited – took out loans and cr cards in her manager’s name  http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/gambling-addict-who-stole-more-12044627

Shop manager stole £31,000 from penny press machine scam to fund his gambling addiction  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/shop-manager-stole-31000-penny-9094583

Pastor killed over stealing gambling machine in Homa Bay http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000220967/pastor-killed-over-stealing-gambling-machine-in-homa-bay  http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000220967/pastor-killed-over-stealing-gambling-machine-in-homa-bay

Abilify Gambling Addiction – Not As “Rare” As The FDA Says  https://trofire.com/2016/10/27/abilify-gambling-addiction-not-rare-fda-says/

Gambling addict Ahmed Hatami stole £5k from Turtle Bay in Huddersfield – and blew it all at casino
Trainee assistant manager had keys to premises and kept going back for more money  http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/gambling-addict-ahmed-hatami-stole-12093860

Royal Marine jailed after looting £28,000 from vulnerable woman to feed a gambling addiction
Read more at  http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/royal-marine-looted-bank-account-of-surrogate-mother-to-feed-gambling-addiction/story-29851488-detail/story.html#1qPC68Ei01eZvj9S.99

What Makes Senior Citizens More Vulnerable to Gambling Addiction? Marketing targeted to attract specific groups is common in the gambling industry and senior citizens are a common focus of it. But, that may be leading to problems.  http://wksu.org/post/what-makes-senior-citizens-more-vulnerable-gambling-addiction#stream/0

Boxer Amir Khan blackmailed by ‘spectacularly inept’ gambling addict over sex tape that never existed  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/boxer-amir-khan-blackmailed-spectacularly-9164129

Gambling addict stole £18,000 from sick elderly dad, Plymouth court told Read more at  http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/gambling-addict-stole-18-000-from-sick-elderly-dad-plymouth-court-told/story-29866196-detail/story.html#HGsAzzUcetES4Sey.99

Andrew Caspersen Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Bilking Investors Former private equity executive stole millions to fund risky market bets  http://www.wsj.com/articles/andrew-caspersen-sentenced-to-four-years-in-prison-1478296465

Gamblers urged to watch for signs of addiction  http://www.thewhig.com/2016/11/04/gamblers-urged-to-watch-for-signs-of-addiction

Judge buys gambling addict defense, lets disgraced banker off easy  http://nypost.com/2016/11/05/judge-buys-gambling-addict-defense-lets-disgraced-banker-off-easy/

Gambling Addiction Pays Off Huge For Andrew W.W. Caspersen  http://dealbreaker.com/2016/11/gambling-addiction-pays-off-huge-for-andrew-w-w-caspersen/

Wall Street Banker Steals $38 Mil to Fund Gambling Addiction  http://www.beatthefish.com/banker-38-mil-fund-gambling-addiction/

A gambling addict’s view on NJ’s casino vote  http://www.app.com/story/news/politics/new-jersey/2016/11/07/gambling-addicts-view-njs-casino-vote/93277606/

Compulsive gambling: Road to recovery  http://www.arklatexhomepage.com/news/local-news/compulsive-gambling-road-to-recovery

Gambling addict and mother-of-six talks of her ‘crippling guilt’ after plundering $500,000 of her family’s savings and spending it on poker machines Read more:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3922062/Mother-gambling-addict-talks-crippling-guilt-spent-family-savings-pokie-machines.html#ixzz4PmXiXXTX

Italy Tackles Its Gambling Problem Government presents plan to limit ubiquitous slot machines but struggles with prospect of lost revenue  http://www.wsj.com/articles/italy-tackles-its-gambling-problem-1478849416

Brexit & Beyond: ‘Strategic Plan’ With China, Problems for Pollsters, Italy’s Gamblers  http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2016/11/11/strategic-plan-with-china-problems-for-pollsters-italys-gamblers/

Store manager stole £23,000 to fund ‘out of control’ gambling addiction
Read more at  http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/store-manager-stole-23-000-to-fund-out-of-control-gambling-addiction/story-29888074-detail/story.html#KBb7x6hT84lfxzJf.99

This Veterans Day, CCGNJ Turns Attention to Disordered Gambling in the Military Read more:  http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3139864#ixzz4PmcQvHfv

Top 3 All-Star Sports Legends Insanely Addicted To The Gambling Industry! Top 3 All-Star Sports Legends Insanely Addicted To The Gambling Industry!

‘Nobody said a word’ – former pokies addict recalls 9 hours spent gambling during labor https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/nobody-said-word-former-pokies-addict-recalls-9-hours-spent-gambling-during-labour

Gambling industry urged to support services for problem punters  http://www.ayradvertiser.com/news/14913103.Gambling_industry_urged_to_support_services_for_problem_punters/

Gambling addict footballer Colin Hendry becomes an ambassador for an online betting company
Matching Visions condemned for ‘exploitative’ hiring of a footballer with a history of addiction.  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/gambling-addict-footballer-colin-hendry-becomes-ambassador-online-betting-company-1592270

GambleAware aims to treble number treated for gambling harm Read more:  http://www.sbcnews.co.uk/retail/2016/11/18/gambleaware-aims-treble-number-treated-gambling-related-harm/#ixzz4QPuAm8yU

Gambling industry must do more to help addicts, says Christian group  http://www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/Gambling-industry-must-do-more-to-help-addicts-says-Christian-group

Gambling addiction in the sport will become ‘huge issue’  http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/gambling-addiction-in-sport-will-become-huge-issue-35231589.html

Side effects: Deaths caused by video game addiction Known physical, mental development issues, side effects are caused by violent games  http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150908/technology-latest/article/side-effects-deaths-due-caused-video-game-addiction

When video games become an addiction  http://ion.cnn.com/2016/01/06/health/video-games-addiction-gentile-feat/

High Risk Of Video Game Addiction Leading To Illnesses – How Can Gamers Avoid The Pitfalls?  http://malaysiandigest.com/features/589926-high-risk-of-video-game-addiction-leading-to-illnesses-how-can-gamers-avoid-the-pitfalls.html

Man dies after 3-day gaming binge Gaming Addiction to blame  http://www.inquisitr.com/1771190/man-died-from-gaming-addiction-to-blame/

Gaming to death: What turns a hobby into a health hazard?  http://ion.cnn.com/2015/01/21/opinion/gaming-addiction-risks/

What One Boy’s Story Tells Us About Video Game Addiction  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-freed/what-one-boys-story-tells-us-about-video-game-addiction_b_9238744.html

South Korean Man Let Baby Son Starve to Death Due to Internet Gaming Addiction South Korean Man Let Baby Son Starve to Death Due to Internet Gaming Addiction

ADHD Associated With Video Game Addiction  http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/adhd/adhd-associated-video-game-addiction

Gaming in Virtual Reality Could Be the Very Real Death of You  http://www.vice.com/read/gaming-in-virtual-reality-could-be-the-very-real-death-of-you-911

Former Bozeman wrestler to discuss gaming addiction on ESPN  http://billingsgazette.com/sports/former-bozeman-wrestler-to-discuss-gaming-addiction-on-espn/article_304d612c-c4bc-55d0-9e10-4c3b766c9e10.html

Young online gaming addicts admitted to psychiatric units for treatment  http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/young-online-gaming-addicts-admitted-to-psychiatric-units-for-treatment/news-story/d1ddbf3daf7e788f0a61a0d23fe1b370

What ‘Love Child’ tells us about the debate over video game addiction  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/act-four/wp/2014/07/29/what-love-child-tells-us-about-the-debate-over-video-game-addiction/

Can a Baby’s Death Tell Us Anything About Video Game Addiction?  http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/07/29/love_child_directed_by_valerie_veatch_korean_couple_let_their_baby_starve.html

Do You Have Nomophobia, Perhaps You Should Take An Internet Addiction Test To Find Out  http://www.malaysiandigest.com/features/637699-do-you-have-nomophobia-perhaps-you-should-take-an-internet-addiction-test-to-find-out.html

How parents can prevent screen dependence in a digital world  http://globalnews.ca/news/3013414/how-parents-can-prevent-screen-dependence-in-a-digital-world/

Is Internet Gaming Disorder A Legitimate Diagnosis? Could as many as one million Americans suffer from “internet gaming disorder”?  http://www.vocativ.com/373294/internet-gaming-disorder/

Experts warn that children becoming addicted to online games is an “enormous and growing problem” ​Spending on games is said to be on course to top £3 billion this year  http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/news/a813260/children-addicted-to-online-gaming-report/

How do you feel about your child’s gaming habits? A charity has found the amount of time spent playing online games is one of the parents’ main concerns. We’d like to hear your experiences  https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/nov/07/how-do-you-feel-about-your-childs-gaming-habits

‘Online Gaming’ Addiction Is Now a Major Concern to Parents and Medical Experts  http://www.gamenguide.com/articles/63849/20161107/online-gaming-addiction-is-now-a-major-concern-to-parents-and-medical-experts.htm

Fears grow for children addicted to online games Experts warn of ‘enormous and growing problem’ for youngsters How do you feel about your child’s gaming habits?  https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/nov/06/fears-children-addicted-online-games

‘It’s a silent addiction’ – Darkside of online gaming The virtual world of online gaming is all around us but do Kiwis realize just how big it really is? Sunday reports 98 percent of New Zealand homes have a device – X-box, PlayStation, iPad, computer, TV – that can be used for gaming and one in six of us are registered with a twitch, the online gaming website where people play live games and watch the pros training.  https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/its-silent-addiction-darkside-online-gaming-go-up-after-sunday

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