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Study Find Causal Link Between Porn, Sexual Violence

A new study has revealed that there is a “casual link” between Internet pornography and an increasing number of sex offences across the globe.

According to the research, internet porn provides a platform for like-minded individuals with “explicit” fantasies to encourage each other to to indulge in what experts call “deviant behaviour”, resulting in a growing number of crimes involving extreme and violent sexual fantasies.

The research was carried out by Dr Tim Jones, a senior lecturer in cognitive psychology at Worcester University in collaboration with a few other prominent psychologists including professor of criminology from the Birmingham City University, David Wilson.

The research involved a series of exclusive interviews carried out by the researcher with one “James”, who has been serving a 14 year imprisonment for multiple sexual offences, including those against children.

According to Dr Tim Jones, his study claims that there is a “casual link” between rising sexual offences and pornography featured on the Web.

'The internet is fuelling more extreme fantasies and the danger is that they could be played out in real life,” Jones said in a statement made to the Daily Mail.