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 n.— «Says Samir Parikh, a clinical psychiatrist with Max Healthcare, “In the past couple of years I have had a large number of people seeking advice on how to get over their fixation with the cyber world. The maximum number of cases relate to obsession with pornographic websites, a condition which is referred to as computer scotologia.” Adds Broota, “Recently, I had this case of a 14- year-old boy who was hooked to pornographic sites and used to masturbate without bothering to close the doors of his room.”» —“Hooked on the World Wide Web” by Manoj Sharma Hindustan Times (New Delhi, India) July 1, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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