Sex Addiction

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Importance of Specialized Sex Addiction Counseling for Women

Women make up a fairly small percentage of the number of people who seek help for sex addiction. However, when they do seek sex addiction counseling, women can potentially receive unique benefits from programs that offer gender-specific treatment. That’s true, in large part, because affected women typically experience different symptoms than affected men. In addition, […]

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Porn Addiction

How Pornography Addiction Affects the Brain

Pornography addiction is addictive behavior in which you may attempt to escape from emotional pain by viewing pornography in a compulsive way. Porn addicts typically spend as many as 11-12 hours a week viewing pornography, with or without masturbation. Like other addictive behavior, pornography addiction can quickly take over your life, becoming the most important […]

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Cyber Sex Addiction and Test
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How Common Is Sex Addiction?

People addicted to sex engage in sexual thoughts, fantasies and behaviors that make it difficult for them to retain a sense of well-being and function well in important aspects of daily life. Unlike many mental health issues, sex addiction does not have an official definition used by all doctors when making a diagnosis. Despite this […]

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Porn and Sex Addiction
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Ozzy Osbourne and Sex Addiction

Multiply Addicted Ozzy: Typical of Sexual Addiction

Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S With Ozzy Osbourne’s recent revelation that he’s seeking treatment for sexual addiction, my first reaction, as an addiction treatment specialist, was to think, “I’ve seen this progression before, where a person who’s gotten sober from alcohol and/or drugs must later get sober from sex addiction, too.” Sometimes these men and women […]

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Is All Pornography Use Unhealthy?

There is no getting around the fact that a significant percentage of Americans watch pornography or have watched pornography in the past. But a large percentage also disapprove of pornography on the grounds that it is unhealthy or immoral. In fact, the percentage of people who say that they do not approve of porn is […]

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Sex and Love Addiction

Are There Gender Differences in Sex Addiction?

Sex addiction may not be officially diagnosable, but enough experts have treated patients with sex issues to know that the condition manifests in different ways in men and women. Men and women also cope with sex addiction in different ways, react uniquely to sex addiction in a partner and respond differently to treatment. If you […]

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Female Cybersex Addict

Significant Overlap Seen in Addictions to Cybersex, Internet

The symptoms of cybersex addiction overlap with a generally addictive and dysfunctional pattern of Internet use, according to new findings from a team of French researchers. Cybersex addiction is an informal term sometimes used to describe cases of sex addiction that center on dysfunctional consumption of pornography or other sex-related resources accessed through

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