The prevalence of pornography has been on the rise for several decades and the effects are becoming more prominent every day due to the accessibility, afford- ability, and lack of accountability associated with pornography use. It has, thereby, become more available to people of all ages, especially children and adolescents.This paper attempts to show that the viewing of pornography by children and adolescents is harmful to their development, both physically and emotionally. Group and individual therapy, as well as more parental control over what is viewed on the Internet, will be suggested as a way of overcoming or preventing pornography addiction in youth.

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