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Comment author: TeMPOraL 20 April 2013 08:16:38PM *  4 points [-]

And so recommendations for more self-control regulation tend to be based on claims that we are biased to underestimate our problem.

There is something to those claims given that pretty much every addiction therapy (be it alcohol, food, porn or something else) starts from admitting to oneself that one has underestimated the problem.