Characteristics and Behaviors of Sexual Compulsives Who Use the Internet for Sexual Purposes

  title={Characteristics and Behaviors of Sexual Compulsives Who Use the Internet for Sexual Purposes},
  author={Kristian Daneback and Michael W. Ross and Sven-Axel M{\aa}nsson},
  journal={Sexual Addiction \& Compulsivity},
  pages={53 - 67}
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