Porn linked to child abuse

25 May 2015 - 02:17 By Aarti J Narsee

Porn addicts are at high risk of sexually abusing children, including their own. This is according to research by Dr Antoinette Basson, of Unisa's youth research unit, who interviewed convicted child-sex offenders in prisons in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape.The study, which focused on child-sex offenders who used porn, found that the offenders had in common:Exposed to pornography while young by peers or family members;Preoccupied with pornography; andHad low self-esteem and came from ...

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