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Cyber Sex Addiction and Test

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Can Implicit Associations Reveal the Presence of Cybersex Addiction?

Doctors can use a procedure known as an implicit association test to help identify those individuals likely affected by cybersex addiction, according to new findings from a team of German researchers.

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People With Sex Addiction Often Suffered Early Trauma

The cycles of behavior exhibited by people with sex addiction are often connected to traumatic childhood experiences, particularly attachment-related trauma that continues to impair their ability to form healthy interpersonal relationships.

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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 fact, significant numbers of people are affected.

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Porn and Sex Addiction

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Heavy Porn Use Not Always Trigger for Sex Addiction

Recent findings from a team of Polish researchers indicate that frequent viewing of pornography does not necessarily lead to an inability to control sexual behavior, although some heavy porn users do lose sexual control.

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Ozzy Osbourne and Sex Addiction

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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 were sex addicts all along, but their sexual compulsivity was obscured by the more obvious signs and symptoms of substance abuse. Other times, their sexual addiction only takes root when their primary addiction is no longer available.

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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 much higher than the percentage of people who say that they do not watch it, suggesting that a significant number of people continue to seek porn against their better judgment.

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Sex and Love Addiction

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Are There Gender Differences in Sex 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 or your partner is struggling with sex addiction, it is important to get help. It is also important to know the gender differences so you can better cope with the situation and understand what your partner is going through.

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Female Cybersex Addict

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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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Signs You Are Heading Straight for an Affair

Signs You Are Heading Straight for an AffairNot everyone realizes that they are on the road to an affair until it happens. Nevertheless, there are clear warning signs that your relationship is on the rocks and that you may find yourself cheating on your partner if the opportunity presents itself. Recognizing some of these warning signs can help you to realize that you need to check your own behavior or address problems in the relationship, or perhaps just help you to realize that it is time to end your current relationship.

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3 Key Takeaways From Terry Crews’ Porn Addiction Videos

Actor, director and former NFL player Terry Crews has long been open about the pornography addiction that once ruled his life and almost ruined his marriage. But now hes opening up in even more detail in a series of videos designed to explain the realities of pornography addiction and to encourage others experiencing the same struggles to do what he did — reach out for help.

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