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Dual Diagnosis: Understanding Sex Addiction With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder manifests itself in one college student’s “need” to sexually expose himself on campus. Marty was diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder in the spring of his junior year in college. The symptoms had emerged during adolescence, but it wasn’t until a particularly startling manic episode that Marty’s doctor knew his depression was more than […]

Treating the Narcissistic Sex Addict

It is not uncommon for the lay person to view a sex addict as narcissistic, assuming the individual is focused only on self with a heightened sense of worth. In reality, however, the narcissist is one who tends to use this approach as a defense mechanism to protect the individual against powerful feelings of unworthiness […]