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Is Sex Addiction A Real Disorder?

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Published on Jul 23, 2013

Can sex addiction really be placed into the same category as drug and alcohol addiction? Laci Green explains this conundrum facing psychologists.

Read More:
The Sexual Continuum
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/t...
"New Brain Study Questions Existence of 'Sexual Addiction'"

Sexual desire, not hypersexuality, is related to neurophysiological responses elicited by sexual images
http://www.socioaffectiveneuroscipsyc...
"Modulation of sexual desires is, in some cases, necessary to avoid inappropriate or illegal sexual behavior (downregulation of sexual desire) or to engage with a romantic partner (upregulation of sexual desire)."

Scans Of Sex Addicts' Brains Call Diagnosis Into Question
http://www.popsci.com/science/article...
"In a new study, "hypersexual" brains don't respond to sexual images the same way that drug addicts' brains respond to images of drugs."

Too Much or Too Little: DSM-V's Gray Area on Sex Addiction
http://nymag.com/thecut/2013/05/too-m...
"This week, with the release of the DSM-V, the latest edition of the psychiatric bible that defines and diagnoses mental-health disorders, experts thought we'd finally get some answers about who's just on the extreme end of the horny spectrum and who's got an actual clinical problem."

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