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When Sex Becomes an Addiction

(CNN) — “Californication” star David Duchovny made headlines for voluntarily entering rehab last week. But it wasn’t for drugs or alcohol. It was for another dependency, one that affects millions of Americans but is seldom discussed: sex addiction.

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The Paraphilic and Hypersexual Disorders: An Overview (Research)

In this article, the first of a two-part series, the authors present reasons for considering the paraphilic and hypersexual disorders together and provide an overview of these disorders. The DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for paraphilias are reviewed, and proposed criteria for hypersexual disorders are presented. The question of whether the paraphilic and hypersexual disorders should be considered within the spectrum of obsessive-compulsive disorders is considered.

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Uncontrollable Consumption

Have you ever tried to catch a critter? I had a mouse on the loose once, so I spread some peanut butter on a trap, set it, and waited. The mouse found it pretty quickly, but I didn’t catch him right away. He was a sneaky little guy, and he figured out how to nibble at the bait without springing the trap. That worked nicely until he’d eaten everything that was easy access and he had to climb onto the trap to get more. Well, you know how the story ends—SNAP! No more mouse in my house.

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Stages of Addiction and Hopelessness

You’ve probably heard of people being labeled as social drinkers, binge drinkers, or alcoholics. The titles pretty much just describe how much, or how often somebody drinks alcohol. People who look at pornography can be put into groups too. The groups are called “recreational users,” “sexually compulsive users,” and “at-risk users,” and just like the drinking categories, each one describes a level of use, and each one comes with its own level of risk.

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Sexual Addiction Screening Test

The Sexual Addiction Screening Test, or SAST – a commonly used diagnostic screening test, developed by world renowned sexual addiction expert Dr. Patrick Carnes, that’s used to measure the degree of risk an individual has of developing sexually compulsive and addictive behaviors. He’s the one who’s been treating Tiger Woods at his clinic in Mississippi. And this is where it all starts. Why not take the test and see how you compare to your peers on college campuses throughout the country.

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Pornography Affected My Relationship

Our new video features the honest and insightful story of Maria, a woman who’s desire to live a healthy and happy life was obstructed for a time by pornography.

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Personal Stories

A collection of stories from people fighting addiction.

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Just Once Can Hurt: Internet Porn and Addiction

I want you to consider what happens when a person is exposed to Internet pornography once, or numerous times. I will refer to the brain and the body in tandem as imindbody, because the two really do not function independently. Information, feelings, experiences, images, sounds, emotions, etc., are stored in cells throughout your brain and body, linked together by a complex highway of electrical and chemical connections. Truly we are one mindbody.

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Online Porn Addiction

A new realization is becoming of an industry draped in the lives of your average everyday man or woman, and its grip has shown to be stronger than the many individuals that delve in it. Don’t believe it? Take a look at some of these 2006 statistics reported by internet tracker comScore Media Matrix, the National Research Council Report and Family Safe Media:

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Is Pornography Addiction Real?

A client once asked me if it was possible to become addicted to pornography. The answer to this question should be considered in the context of how the word addiction is defined. The word addiction is often associated with the concept of powerlessness, illness or disease. Some of these models portray an individual as helpless or having very little control over their behavior. Many psychologists and therapists reject this model because it undermines the foundation for counseling which usually assumes people can control their behavior and have the ability to change their actions.

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Hitchhiking Prostitute

A friend of myne, Donny Pauling used to produce porn for Playboy. He recently shared with me that he picked up a hitchhiker who happened to be a prostitute. Here’s what happened:

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Pornography Addiction:

 

A Drug Called Pornography by Jon Schneider.

A Drug Called Pornography – Part 1 of 7

A Drug Called Pornography – Part 2 of 7

A Drug Called Pornography – Part 3 of 7

A Drug Called Pornography – Part 4 of 7

A Drug Called Pornography – Part 5 of 7

A Drug Called Pornography – Part 6 of 7

A Drug Called Pornography – Part 7 of 7


If you or someone you know is addicted to pornography, reach out now to get started on the path to recovery.