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

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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: 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!).

In brief: 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!).
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine

In brief: No good statistics

There are no definitive statistics on this as the term is not fully defined, although it is being considered for inclusion in dsm-v (hypersexuality disorder) and a rough conservative estimate is 3% to 5% in the U.
S. Here's a flipstream on the topic: http://goo.Gl/sfgcj.

In brief: No good statistics

There are no definitive statistics on this as the term is not fully defined, although it is being considered for inclusion in dsm-v (hypersexuality disorder) and a rough conservative estimate is 3% to 5% in the U.
S. Here's a flipstream on the topic: http://goo.Gl/sfgcj.
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