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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Sex addiction: Sex addiction is characterized by compulsive sexual thoughts and acts which increase over time. It may be limited to compulsive masturbation/watching ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience Family Medicine
Addiction: Sex addiction , any addiction , can be seen as a manifestation of a shame response. It can cause shame but it's also a response to shame. I understand ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Of course not: The 'addiction-recovery' movement has done a lot of good, but especially in the realm of sexuality, there as some crazies. Apply your common ... 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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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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