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What is sex addiction?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: 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 requires therapy to recover.

In brief: 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 requires therapy to recover.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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