By Obi Unaka, Treatment Director at Charterhouse Clinical Premiere Problem Behavior Causes…Problems! Experts disagree on whether or not sex addiction should be considered a medical condition. Those who see sex addiction as a medical condition liken it to other recognized medical conditions such as gambling addiction or gaming disorder. Those who don’t see it as […]
Does sex addiction fit into the disease model? Yes. An honest look into the question from practitioners, Dr. Douglas Weisee, Ph.D. More on how you can recognize and address sex addiction here.
A brief look at the common “substitution” addictions that pop up in addiction recovery. Learn what they are and what you can do to prevent them.
A brief look at how clinicians are starting to understand sex addiction. Plus, the importance of examining multiple levels of an individual’s process. A basic primer to what sex addiction is here.
What’sthe bottom line when it comes to sex addiction? Basically, acting out is an act of self-soothing. More on the reasons how and why people get caught up in the cycle of sex addiction here, from a therapist who’s been helping people for decades.
A definition of what sex addiction is NOT and what are the preliminary treatment goals and objectives. See how sex addiction treatment must address the compulsive behavior as well as the underlying addictive process, here.
A discussion about four (4) common teenage girl addictions, and what you can do about them. A guide on how to address exercise, internet, sex, and prescription drug addiction here.
What common addictions to teenager girls share? Not just illegal drugs and drinking, teen girls can be addicted to exercise, prescription drugs, or sex. More here.
To understand whether or not you’re addicted to sex, symptoms require an evaluation of how compulsive sexual acitivty is, whether or not it’s harmful, and how sex affects your life. More from expert Dr. David Jacobs here.
Learn how to do a cost/benefit anaylsis before you begin counseling for sex addiction. More on how counseling for sex addiction can help you here.