Should Public Health Professionals Consider Pornography a Public Health Crisis?

  title={Should Public Health Professionals Consider Pornography a Public Health Crisis?},
  author={Kimberly M Nelson and Emily F. Rothman},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={110 2},
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