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A 29-year-old member asked:

Are there patterns of sex addiction in men?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine 44 years experience
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 unmanageable.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
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.martyklein.com/why-sexual-addiction-is-not-a-useful-diagnosis-and-why-it-matters/ Suggest consulting w/ a sex-positive therapist to understand concerns you may have about yourself (or other person) in relation to compulsive sexual behavior.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the symptomsof sex addiction in men?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine 44 years experience
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 unmanageable.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What can cause sex addiction in men?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unknown: Possibly abnormal nerve connections in the brain or excess testosterone levels.

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