Sex addiction gets new classification criteriaIt's not something people like to talk about.
But sex addiction, according to a recent study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, is indeed a real mental disorder that should be recognized by the DSM-5,...October 24, 2012
Researchers Say Sex Addiction is a Real DisorderSex addiction as a mental disorder is a controversial idea, but a new study suggests it may be the case.
“Hypersexual disorder” may be added the DSM-5, the next edition of the Diagnostic and Statistic...October 12, 2012
Definition of a Sex AddictDespite the increase in publicity of sex addiction and more people seeking treatment for it, the mental health community is split on whether it is an actual addiction.
While they argue, others are com...July 20, 2011
Overcoming Sex AddictionSince celebrities like Tiger Woods have admitted to sex addiction, treatment for the problem has skyrocketed. The mental health community is still arguing whether sex addiction is even a real ailment....June 16, 2011
Symptoms of Sex Addiction in MenBecause of several celebrities seeking treatment for it, sex addiction is the hot new trend in addiction. Therapists actually welcome the publicity that celebrity-suffers bring because it helps bring...April 25, 2011
How Pornography Drugs & Changes Your Brainby Donald L. Hilton, Jr.While some have avoided using the term "addiction" in the context of natural compulsions such as uncontrolled sexuality, overeating, or gambling, let us consider current scient...
Athletes and Sex Addiction
Psychotherapist Carol Hendler says the more we learn about athletes who have multiple affairs the more they may fit the profile of a sex addict. Source: citrusdaily.com and Assoc. Press Youtube chann...
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Dealing With Porn AddictionBy Sarah Stefanson, Sex Education Correspondent, AskMenBefore the internet was ubiquitous in every aspect of our lives, porn addiction was for the creepy lifelong bachelor or the lonely guy with mommy...
Does sex addiction exist?BBC NewsSex therapists would argue it is a real addiction with serious consequences.But others in psychiatry and psychotherapy argue it is not comparable to substance addiction and should not be class...
Addicted to love?
By Brian Alexander, MSNBC
Debate simmers over whether sex addiction truly exists
Experts continually debate whether sexual addiction is a real problem. Some argue that there is no such thing, and tha...
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