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Dr. Al Hegab
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Inappropriate Sexual Behavior (Overview)

One definition is legal, i.e., inappropriate sexual relations with minors. Another definition is by consent. Two people who are so engaged in sexual activity and one of them doesn't like it.


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Inappropriate sexual behavior---i feel as though I cannot help myself?

Inappropriate sexual behavior---i feel as though I cannot help myself?

Start with help: Start with your primary care doctor and explain the situation. He or she can guide you to help. If you don't have a doctor or insurance, start a search for mental health facilities in your area or free/low cost clinics. Most areas will have a place you can go. Admitting the thoughts/feelings you are having is the first step - go for it. You'll be happy you did. ...Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
7 doctors shared insights

Inappropriate Sexual Behavior (Overview)

One definition is legal, i.e., inappropriate sexual relations with minors. Another definition is by consent. Two people who are so engaged in sexual activity and one of them doesn't like it.


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Inappropriate sexual behavior---i feel as though I cannot help myself?

Start with help: Start with your primary care doctor and explain the situation. He or she can guide you to help. If you don't have a doctor or insurance, start a search for mental health facilities in your area or free/low cost clinics. Most areas will have a place you can go. Admitting the thoughts/feelings you are having is the first step - go for it. You'll be happy you did. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Inappropriate sexual behavior?

Age/consent: One definition is legal, i.e., inappropriate sexual relations with minors. Another definition is by consent. Two people who are so engaged in sexual activity and one of them doesn't like it. ...Read more

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Inappropriate sexual behavior, as though I cannot control myself; could someone have spiked my drink?

Inappropriate sexual behavior, as though I cannot control myself; could someone have spiked my drink?

Once or Often?: If you are talking about a one time event, then depending on the setting and circumstances, it is certainly possible for you to have been drugged. If you are talking about something that occurs often, then you may be struggling with internal issues. If you are concerned about this it would be worthwhile to seek out a therapist to discuss and evaluate the situation. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Syal Dr. Syal
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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
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Practice -- sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise -- better body image will improve your desire
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Why retardation has to do with inappropriate sexual behaviors?

Why retardation has to do with inappropriate sexual behaviors?

Judgment: Mental retardation or intellectual disability means that the person's mind is working at an age younger than actual age. Imagine a 6-8 yo in an adult body: you well may have the physical urges that go with the body, but the judgment about how to act on those urges is impaired. ...Read more

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Why tourette syndrome people have inappropriate sexual behaviors?

Why tourette syndrome people have inappropriate sexual behaviors?

Most don't: Inappropriate sexual behaviors would be very rare for somebody with tourette syndrome unless they had a second problem. ...Read more

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For what reason tourette syndrome has to do with inappropriate sexual behaviors?

Tourette's Syndrome: Tourette syndrome is a disorder with tics -- sudden involuntary behaviors like uttering syllables, words, or making motions. The tics are not usually complex sexual behaviors, but there may be certain gestures or explosive words with sexual connotations. The cause isn't known, but there can be abnormalities in certain brain areas associated with movement. http://tinyurl.com/lzr7aje. ...Read more

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What can be done for addictive sexual behavior?

What can be done for addictive sexual behavior?

Consistent Therapy: The best treatment has to do with consistent therapy aimed at the reasons for the behavior along with behavioral and supportive strategies for containing it. Therapy will often include family members and spouses/partners. Occasionally medications are used to try to decrease sex drive or compulsive behaviors. ...Read more

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How can you stop your addictive sexual behavior?

How can you stop your addictive sexual behavior?

Sex addiction: Sexual addiction has many components similar to other addictions. A good psychological intake is helpful to determine underlying components of the addiction, consider medication to help with symptoms of depression, anxiety, ocd, etc., and then find a support group such as sexaholics anonymous (sa) or sex and love addicts anonymous (slaa). Also individual and group psychotherapy are helpful. ...Read more

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How common is it to have addictive sexual behavior nowadays in the u.S.?

How common is it to have addictive sexual behavior nowadays in the u.S.?

Pretty prevalent...: Sex addiction statistics from the society for the advancement of sexual health conservatively estimate that 3%-5% of the U.S. Population suffers from sexual compulsion disorders. This is likely an underestimate becos' it is based on those seeking treatment for sex addiction. Many of those afflicted avoid exposure & cannot be easily tracked. Other estimates are as high as 10%, ( i.e.~ 30millions!). ...Read more

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Could brain tumors cause weird sexual behavior?

Could brain tumors cause weird sexual behavior?

Yes: Brain tumors can cause many disturbances of behavior including a form of hypersexuality called the "kluver-bucy syndrome". Patients with this syndrome may seek sexual contact with both men and women, and tend to use their mouths to evaluate any new thing in their environment. Usually these patients have disease, whether infection or tumor, in both temporal lobes. ...Read more

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What are examples of risky sexual behavior?

What are examples of risky sexual behavior?

Risky behavior: Consider at any given time who could get hurt, and this would be risky, such as not using contraceptives, having intercourse with married people, having sex in public places, and so on. All of these could be thought of as risky sexual behaviors. ...Read more

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What factors influence the riskiness of someone's sexual behavior?

What factors influence the riskiness of someone's sexual behavior?

Personality,intoxica: tion, maturity, family-or-origin training, past experiences--all can weigh in. My general training suggests that immaturity may be the biggest risk, followed by impulsivity. ...Read more