Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Cyber Sex Linked to Depression

A new study found a link between cyber sex and depression. The question is do men search for cyber sex because they're depressed or does the search leave them feeling depressed?
Over a quarter of those who seek cyber sex online are depressed.

Researchers surveyed 1,325 American and Australian men, and found the average surfer of online sex and swing sites is well-educated, and spends over 12 hours a week searching for cyber-love.

But their hobby doesn't necessarily make them happy. "We found that 27 percent of (regular cyber sex visitors) were moderate to severely depressed on the standard depression scales," study co-author Marcus Squirrell explained. Read more

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