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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Trustworthy therapy: You NEED to find a therapist you can trust who is also an expert on addictions like this. Meanwhile - be very careful about STD/pregnancy prevention ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
A mental disorder: Sex addiction is a mental disorder where thoughts about sex are constant and intrusive to the point of interfering with otherwise normal behavior. It ... Read More
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sex Addiction?: Not everyone considers "sex addiction" a useful diagnosis, in the first place. Read Dr. Marty Klein's thoughtful perspective on it: http://www.martykl ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beata Zolovska
14 years experience Psychiatry
Impairment: Any addiction is "real" when it causes impairment of function. For example if the sex addiction causes one to expose themselves to danger or not take ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Is it real for you?: You might consider attending a mutual support meeting for sexual compulsivity. Listen to the experience of others for whom sex addiction is real befo ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes!: Many professionals think that behavioral addictions are not legitimate, just "bad habits." but if a behavior takes over your life or interferes with ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
A mental disorder: Sex addiction is a mental disorder where thoughts about sex are constant and intrusive to the point of interfering with otherwise normal behavior. It ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get help: Contact a psychologist who specializes in sexual addictions. Consider going to a support group like aa for people who suffer from sexual addictions. G ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get help: Contact a psychologist who specializes in sexual addictions. Consider going to a support group like aa for people who suffer from sexual addictions. G ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Consider working: With a therapist/ psychologist who specializes in sexual addictions.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unknown: Possibly abnormal nerve connections in the brain or excess testosterone levels.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
The symptoms of: Any addiction are remarkable similar. An obsession with the "substance", a loss of interest in other activities, an unmanageable lifestyle, potential ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Step One of SA: Consider attending a meeting of sexaholics anonymous. The first step: we admitted that we were powerless over lust -- that our lives had become unm ... Read More

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