Individuals often seek out intimacy disorder treatment after experiencing sex addiction or being the victim of sexual abuse such as overt or covert incest. There is no doubt that sexual abuse involving physical contact can have extremely harmful effects on a child or adult; but what about when there is no physical contact?
Posted on January 6, 2017 in Sex Addiction
There is a significant connection between cybersex addiction and an impaired ability to form intimate relationships with others, according to recent findings from the members of a multinational research team.
Posted on January 3, 2017 in Sex Addiction
High blood levels of a male hormone called DHEA-S do not reliably indicate whether a woman will experience symptoms of sex addiction, according to recent findings from a team of Iranian researchers.
People who act in sexually impulsive ways often have potentially diagnosable problems with at least one separate mental health issue, according to recent findings from a team of American and Israeli researchers.
Posted on November 10, 2016 in Sex Addiction
Recent findings from a team of German researchers indicate that currently available psychotherapeutic treatments for sex addiction are fairly comprehensive, but may not address all possible symptoms of the condition.
Posted on October 6, 2016 in Sex Addiction
Identifying and treating sex addiction can be a real challenge for both patients and professionals. People with sex addiction, particularly women, do not always recognize that compulsive sexual behavior is the root of their problems, and even when they do, it is often very uncomfortable for people to talk in detail about their sex lives. Furthermore, many professional counselors are not fully at ease asking the kind of probing questions about sex that are necessary in order to diagnose and treat sexual addiction.