sexual addiction

(redirected from Sexual compulsivity)
A mental condition characterised by a lack of control of one’s sexual behaviour; compulsive and ritualised sexuoerotic hyperactivity, often under specific conditions and in response to specific or stylised stimuli

sexual addiction

Sex compulsion Sexology Compulsive and ritualized sexuoerotic hyperactivity, generally under specific sexuoerotic conditions and stimuli. See Sexaholics Anonymous.
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The romantic obsession is another category very much related to sexual adventure, sexual compulsivity and search of sexual sensations.
Online sexual compulsivity. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 6, 79-104.
Previous research has found that undergraduate men are more likely than women to engage in RSB because of their higher rates of sexual sensation seeking and sexual compulsivity (Gullette & Lyons, 2005).
Sexual compulsivity: Definition, etiology, and treatment considerations.
Sexual compulsivity, the internet, and sexual behaviors among men in a rural area of the United States.
Carrico, "Substance use and HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men: the role of sexual compulsivity," Journal of Urban Health, vol.
Sexual compulsivity, co-occuring psychosocial health problems, and HIV risk among gay and bisexual men: Further evidence of a syndemic.
Treatment providers need options to obtain education and training to develop competency to identify, assess and plan treatment for clients presenting with issues related to sexual compulsivity.
Different pathophysiological models have been proposed for conceptualising the aetiology of hypersexual disorder, including a sexual desire dysregulation model, a sexual addiction and dependency model, and sexual compulsivity and impulsivity models.
In addition, we reviewed research on sexual addiction, sexual compulsivity, and other addictions (e.g., alcohol and drug abuse).