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A 26-year-old male asked:

If a self-assessed sex addict, has days when he can easily control himself even during major triggers, could he assume that he's not an addict but bp?

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Dr. Paul Pyles
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Great question : Hypersexuality can be a symptom of Bipolar illness. You might want to discuss this with a mental health professional. Some people have increased sexual activity as a result of a manic or a depressed state. It would be better for you to not diagnose yourself.

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